DRUG ABUSE SCREEN, URINE 8 PANEL

Test Documentation
Components
Includes Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine (as Benzoylecgonine), Ethanol, Opiates, Phencyclidine, Cannabis (THC)
CT08A: Screen only. If confirmation of initial test positive is desired, notify laboratory within 14 days.
CT08C: Reflexed to a GCMS confirmation for positive results.
FT08C: Forensic drug screen. Must be accompanied by appropriate chain of custody. Reflexed to a GCMS confirmation for positive results. Positive samples store one year.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine.
Forensic: Send 50.0 mL urine (30.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.
Clinical: Send 30.0 mL urine (15.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.
Pediatric: Newborn minimum requires 1.0 mL urine for the initial test and 0.5-5.0 mL for positive confirmations.

Rejection Criteria
Urine catheter cup (with needle)

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay/Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
See Appendices

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeCT08A, CT08C, FT08C
CPT-4 Code (s)
CT08A: 80307
CT08C: 80307 [plus others if confirmed at additional cost]
FT08C:   80307 [Plus others if confirmed, at additional cost.  
LOINC Codes
Amphetamines   3349-8  
Barbiturates   3349-8  
Benzodiazepines   3390-2  
Cocaine   3393-6  
Ethanol   5644-0  
Opiates   3879-4  
Phencyclidine   3936-2  
Cannabis (THC)   3427-2  
Adulterants   59061-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory