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Drugs of Abuse, Meconium and Confirmation Tests

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
DASM5/MAYO
Specimen Type:
Meconium
Tube Type:
Sterile Container
Collection Volume:
1 gram meconium, frozen
Cause for Rejection:
Grossly bloody reject, Pink OK Stool Diapers
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference laboratory
Methodology:
Testing begins with immunoassay screen. Positives are confirmed and quantitated by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Special Instructions:
Collect entire random meconium sample(minimum 0.45g (approx. 0.5 teaspoon)). Freeze upon receipt to the laboratory.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
4-6 days
Additional Info:
Positives are confirmed and quantitated by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) at an additional charge.
CPT Code:
80307 and if confirmation needed 80324, 80359, 80353, 80361, 80365, 83992, 803491
Panel Includes:
Identifying amphetamines (and methamphetamines), opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), as well as metabolites of cocaine and marijuana in meconium specimens. Positives are reported with a quantitative LC-MS/MS result. Cutoff concentrations: Amphetamines by ELISA: 100 ng/g Methamphetamine by ELISA: 100 ng/g Benzoylecgonine (cocaine metabolite) by ELISA: 100 ng/g Opiates by ELISA: 100 ng/g Tetrahydrocannabinol carboxylic acid (marijuana metabolite) by ELISA: 20 ng/g Phencyclidine by ELISA: 20 ng/g
Synonyms:
Amphetamines Angel Dust (Phencyclidine) Benzoylecgonine (Cocaine Metabolite) Cannabinoids (Tetrahydrocannabinol) Cocaine Coke (Cocaine) Crack (Cocaine) Desoxyn (Methamphetamines) Drugs of Abuse Heroin (as Morphine) Jane (Tetrahydrocannabinol) Killer Weed (Phencyclidine) Marijuana (Tetrahydrocannabinol) MDA (Methylenedioxyamphetamine) Metabolite for Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (MDEA) and Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) Meconium Drug Screen Methamphetamines (Desoxyn) Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) Morphine Opiates PCP (Phencyclidine) Phencyclidine (PCP) Speed (Amphetamines) Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) Mary Jane (Tetrahydrocannabinol) Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) Metabolite for Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (MDEA) and Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)