Test Details

Mnemonic

SDSCC

Ordering Code

1800410

CPT-4 Code(s)

80307, 80377 (G0481)

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, light blue sodium citrate, potassium oxalate

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST), lipemia, gross hemolysis, any tubes containing gel

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Liquid Chromatography/High Performance Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

Drugs Included:
Acetaminophen*
Amphetamines
Barbiturates***
Benzodiazepines**
Caffeine**
Carbamazepine
Cocaine
Ethanol*
Felbamate*
Mephobarbital**
Methadone
Opiates
Oxcarbazepine**
Pentobarbital**
Phencyclidine
Phenobarbital**
Phenytoin*
Propoxyphene
Salicylates*
THC (Cannabis)
Tricyclic antidepressants

*Quantitative value reported if positive.
**Drug identification and quantitation of positive screens.
***Only phenobarbital and pentobarbital identified and quantitated.
See appendix for entire listing
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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