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Test Code DrgScrMisc Drug Screen, Miscellaneous Sample Type

Important Note

Acceptable samples are: pills, powders, syringes, or drug paraphernalia.

Clinical System Name

Drug Screen, Miscellaneous Specimen

Synonyms

DrgScrMisc
Drug Paraphernalia
MTXS
Non Urine Drug Screen
Pills
Syringes

Sample Requirements

Specimen: See Comments

Container(s): Leak-Proof Container

Preferred Vol: 40 mL fluid

Minimum Vol: 25 mL fluid

 

Note: Indicate sample type on container and requisition. Specify drug in question.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Meconium, breast milk, hair

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Put fluid in a Nalgene bottle affixed with a large computer label in the CPA refrigerator

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y M - F 1 - 4 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

Department

Department:  

Harborview Medical Center

Room GWH47; 325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
 

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451

 

 

Reference Range

None specified
 

 

Methodology

Method: GC/MS

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

G0431

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Drug screen, Miscellaneous Specimen
Reference Test Number: MTXS
Instructions: See protocol for stat sendouts. If not ordered stat, send out Mon - Fri with the UW/HMC courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records..