Ordering Recommendation

Use to obtain quantitative results or to follow up a presumptive result. For general screening, the preferred test is Cocaine, Urine Screen with Reflex to Quantitation (2012231).

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL urine with no additives or preservatives to an ARUP standard transport tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles.


Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 3 years


Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry




1-6 days

Reference Interval

Effective August 17, 2015

Drugs Covered Cutoff Concentrations
Benzoylecgonine 50 ng/mL

Interpretive Data

Methodology: Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Positive cutoff: 50 ng/mL 

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)


Compare to Pain Management, Cocaine Metabolite with Confirmation with medMATCH, Urine; Pain Management, Cocaine Metabolite, Quantitative, with medMATCH, Urine.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

80353 (Alt code: G0480)


Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090359 Benzoylecgonine, Urn, Quant 3394-4
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  • Benzoylecgonine
  • Benzoylmethylecgonine
  • Cocaine
  • Crack
  • Pain Management
Cocaine Metabolite, Urine, Quantitative