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Test Code DRUG SC U Urine Drug Screen-Comprehensive (HMC)

Clinical System Name

Urine Drug Screen-Comprehensive (HMC)


Chloral Hydrate - Urine
Comprehensive Drug Screen
Drug Sc U
Drug Screen, Comprehensive
Drug Screen, Urine with THC
Tox screen
Tox Screen, Urine
Urine Drug Screen
Urine Drug Screen, HMC TAT >4 Hrs
Urine Tox Screen


Test is for salicylates, acetaminophen, amphetamines, barbiturates, phenothiazines, methadone, morphine, codeine, darvon, benzodiazepines, tricyclic antidepressants, THC, and approximately 150 other drugs and compounds. A full list is available in the Laboratory. Testing is not useful for determining ingestion of plants, mushrooms, organophosphates, pesticides, or metals. Testing for legal purposes in not available through HMC. Method is affected by very dilute urine.

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Top Container

Preferred Vol: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 7.0 mL


Note: Breast milk is NOT accepted.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Breast milk

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Transfer at least 7 mL of urine into a sterile screw-top container. If ordered STAT: when a Sendouts team member is present, notify them IMMEDIATELY, otherwise IMMEDIATELY send sample directly to HMC for testing. All orders from the ED should be considered STAT. If ordered routine, and is not from ED, place sample in CPA freezer send-outs rack.


Off-site collection: Transfer at least 7 mL urine in sterile screw-top container. Freeze sample and transport at -20 C.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room temp  N
  Refrigerated  24 h
  Frozen  7 d



STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily 1 - 4 d (same day for STAT samples, <8 hr)


Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center Stat Lab

325 9th Ave, Box 359743

Ground West Hospital, Room 47
Seattle, WA 98104


Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

For STAT Inquiries, refer to Phone Number: (206) 744-3451


Department:  Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563






Method: GC/MS

Analytical Volume: 7.0 mL urine


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: Comprehensive Drug Screen, Urine
Reference Test Number: UDRSCG
Instructions: See protocol for STAT send outs. If not ordered STAT, send out M - F with the UW courier.