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Drugs of Abuse, Serum

Test Name:Drugs of Abuse, Serum
Epic Order Code:LAB5291  
CPT Code:G0431  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 2.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Top is red.  
Testing Schedule:Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
 Routine: 2-4 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures. Do not collect in SST.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2 - 8° C within 24 hours. If longer storage is required, store and transport at -20° C within 12 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative for all analytes.
Additional Information:Includes Amphetamine, Barbiturate, Benzodiazepine, Cannabinoid, Cocaine, Methadone, Opiate, and PCP.