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Test Code Drug Sc G Gastric Drug Screen

Important Note

Contact Laboratory Send-outs dept 206-987-2563 for extensive list of drugs screened for in gastric contents.

Clinical System Name

Gastric Drug Screen

Synonyms

Gastric Drug Screen
GTXS
Toxic Screen, Gastric Only

Description

To copy for new tests

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Gastric Specimen

Container(s): Leak-Proof Container

Preferred Vol: 40 mL

Minimum Vol: 10 mL

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Place in the CPA refrigerator send-outs box.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Gastric Specimen Room temp N
  Refrigerated < 24 h
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily 3 - 5 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

 

Negative

 

Methodology

Method: GC/MS

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

G0431

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Gastric Drug Screen
Reference Test Number: GTXS
Instructions: See protocol for stat sendouts. If not ordered stat, send out Mon - Fri at 0900 or 1600 with the UW/HMC courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records.