Drug Abuse Screen 6, Urine (Chem Dep)

Abbrev Code:DAU6   
Order Code:LAB3422Order Name:Drug Abuse Screen 6 Chem Dep Urine (UMMC)
Methodology:Roche: Kinetic interaction of microparticles in a solution (KIMS)
Vista: Competitive binding immunoassay
CPT Codes: 80307 x1, 80307 x1
Test Includes:Amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabinoids, cocaine metabolite, ethanol, opiates
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Special Instructions:Positive results are not confirmed by a second method. If confirmation is required, please contact the laboratory.
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Urine Collection Procedure, Drugs of Abuse Screen

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1.1 mL. Immediately place urine sample in small, tightly sealed container to minimize evaporation.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 5 mL, 1.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator. Freeze samples not analyzed within 24 hours.
Centrifuge highly turbid specimens before testing.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 24 hours.
Stability:Roche: Refrigerate and test within 5 days of collection.
Vista: <24 hours refrigerated; freeze if longer storage is required.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Roche-UMMC East, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Reference Range:Negative. Cutoffs for positive results: Opiate >300 ng/mL; amphetamine >500 ng/mL, cannabinoid >50 ng/mL, cocaine >300 ng/mL. This is an unconfirmed screening result to be used for medical purposes only.
Use:Evaluate suspected drug abuse.

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