Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91963

Drug Screen (THC Metabolite), Umbilical

Specimen:Collect:
  • Umbilical Cord in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • Umbilical Cord in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Collect at least 8 inches of umbilical cord.
    Specimen Preparation: Drain and discard any blood. Rinse the exterior of the cord segment with normal saline or an equivalent. Pat the specimen dry and place in container for transport.
    Collection kits available. Please contact Interpath Client Services at 1-800-700-6891.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Cords soaking in fluid.
    Formalin Fixed.
    Tissue that is decomposed.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 3 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80349
Components:
  • 91963 - THC-COOH,CORD SCN
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