AMPHETAMINE, SERUM, QUALITATIVE

Test Documentation
Components
Screen for amphetamine and methamphetamine, methylenedioxyamphetamine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine and methylenedioxyethlamphetamine. Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Serum.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
SST tube

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Decision level:   500 ng/mL  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeSAMP1
CPT-4 Code (s)
80307
LOINC Codes
40421-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory