89820:DRUG ABUSE SCREEN (DAS), SERUM, WITH CROSS REACTIVES

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89820:DRUG ABUSE SCREEN (DAS), SERUM, WITH CROSS REACTIVES
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Confirmations by Gas Chromatography (GC) / Mass Spectrometry (MS)
Edit Date: 4/6/2010
Components: Amphetamines / Barbiturates / Benzodiazepines / Cannabinoids / Cocaine / Metabolites / Methadone / Opiates / Phencyclidine / Propoxyphene
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 5-7 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
Confirmation: 10-14 days after setup
Forensic (COC):minimum of 2 weeks longer if confirmations are needed.
CPT Code: 80101-90 x9
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Four 5 mL red top tubes. Do not use serum separator tubes (SST). Also acceptable. Two 6 mL grey top tubes (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride). Do not use plasma separtor tube (PST). Do not use plasma separator tubes (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into plastic vials, or submit whole blood from grey top tubes. Refrigerate.
Stability: Ambient 24 hours, refrigerated 10 days. Frozen is undetermined.
Standard Volume: 7 mL serum, plasma, or whole blood from grey top tubes.
Minimum Volume: 3 mL serum, plasma, or whole blood from grey top tubes (no confirmation).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Test includes creen and confirmation.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST or PST; specimen held ambient more than 24 hours.