Useful for general screening in contexts of compliance and/or abuse. A screen with reflex testing is the preferred method for ruling out carisoprodol and/or meprobamate exposure. For follow-up testing of a presumptive result, Carisoprodol and Meprobamate, Urine, Quantitative (2012219) is preferred.
- Patient Preparation
- Random urine.
- Specimen Preparation
- Transfer 4 mL urine with no additives or preservatives to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Breast milk. Pharmaceutical preparation. Specimens exposed to multiple freeze thaw cycles.
- Ambient: 10 days; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: 3 weeks
For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2012212||Screen, Urine Interpretation||54247-2|
|2012279||Carisoprodol, Urn, Screen||10979-3|