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Synthetic Cannabinoid Screen, Urine

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

Spice
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 10 mL

Minimum Vol:

Note: Transport specimen to the lab immediately.

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Aliquot at least 10 mL in a screw top Falcon Tube affixed with a large Cerner label. Place in  the refrigerated send outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room temp 3 d
  Refrigerated Y
  Frozen Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 5 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number:  (800) 832-3244

 

 

 

Reference Range

Positive initial results reflex additional testing with additionalcharge. Quantitative synthetic cannabinoids analysis includes:JWH-018 metabolites, JWH-073 metabolites,JWH-122 metabolites, JWH-250 metabolitesand RCS-4 metabolites.Screening threshold: 1.0 ng/mL
 

 

Methodology

Method: LC/MS/MS

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82541

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2, Spice), Expanded Panel
Reference Test Number:

19155

Instructions: May be shipped ambient within 3 days, otherwise ship on cold pack via Fed Ex.