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|98050:LYSERGIC ACID DIETHYLAMIDE (LSD) SCREEN, URINE|
|Alias Names:||LSD Screen|
|Performed:||Monday, Wednesday, Friday|
|Released:||5-7 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.|
|Specimen Collection Details|
|Collection:||Random urine in a clean plastic container. Do not add preservatives.|
|Handling:||Wrap urine container with aluminum foil to protect from light.|
|Stability:||7 days ambient or refrigerated, or 7 months frozen.|
|Standard Volume:||3 mL urine.|
|Comments:||LSD is light sensitive; avoid exposure to sunlight. Confirmation testing is automatically performed on all positive screens at an additional charge.
Useful for diagnosis and treatment of LSD use or overdose. LSD is a very powerful hallucinogen of the serotonin class of psychedelics which interferes with the functioning of 5-hydroxytryptamine systems in the brain.
A positive test result is only presumptive evidence of LSD usage. If adulteration of specimen is suspected, do not accept for analysis.
|Rejection Criteria:||Glass container; specimen exposed to light.|