AMPHETAMINE, URINE CLINICAL, QUALITATIVE

Components
Screen for amphetamine, methamphetamine, methylenedioxyamphetamine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine and methylenedioxyethlamphetamine. If positive, specific identification as amphetamine and/or methamphetamine is included. Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Urine Panels.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Mix well and send 10.0 mL urine (1.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Rejection Criteria
Urine catheter cup (with needle)

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

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

Reference Range
Decision level: 500 ng/mL

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeUSAMP
CPT-4 Code (s)
80307
LOINC Codes
Amphetamine:   40419-4  
Creatinine:   2161-8  
Adulterant:   58715-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory