Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

9573

Drug Screen, Meconium

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 5 gm (Min:1 gm) Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • First or second bowel movement from newborn. Use MedTox collection kit and complete Medtox Chain of Custody form.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Compromised security seal
Stability:Ambient: 3 Day(s); Refrigerated: 14 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chromatography
  • Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)
  • Immunoassay
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:5-10 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80307
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Specimens screened by Immunoassay at the following threshold concentrations:
Amphetamines: 250 ng/gm
Cocaine: 60 ng/gm
Cannibinoids: 50 ng/gm
Opiates: 150 ng/gm
Phencyclidine: 35 ng/gm
Positive screens are confirmed by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry to limit of detection.
Components:
  • 9574 - AMPHETAMINES
  • 9575 - CANNABINOIDS
  • 9576 - COCAINE
  • 9577 - OPIATES
  • 9578 - PHENCYCLIDINE
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