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Test Name: Drug Screen, Urine Comprehensive


CPT Code(s): 80100, 80101 X2

Test Description: Test Component:

Opiates, Urine [HCUOP]

Benzodiazepine, Urine [HCUBNZ]

Drug Screen, GCMS, Urine [HCTUPNL]

Methodology: See individual tests.

Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 3 - 5 days.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Random urine

Collection Instructions: Drugs suspected and known medications should be indicated. The laboratory strongly favors direct communication between the primary physician and the laboratory. Since the drug screen is a search for the presence of an unknown drug, any drug-related patient history communicated to the laboratory will give the analyst a point of direction in the testing of the sample and help expedite return of results.

Collection Container: Preferred: Sterile screw cap container

Collection Volume: Preferred: 25 mL

Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot

Volume Required: Preferred: 10 mL
Pediatrics: 7 mL

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220). Transport with coolant pack if coming from outreach location.

Stability: Ambient: 3 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year


Additional Information:

The Drug Screen, GCMS, Urine test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories.  This test meets the standards for clinical testing.  This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use.  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.


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