Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to follow-up presumptive results. For general screening, Cocaine, Urine with Reflex to Quantitation (2012231) is preferred.


Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry




1-4 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 3.5 mL urine with no additives or preservatives to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles.


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

Reference Interval

Effective August 17, 2015

Drugs Covered Cutoff Concentrations
Benzoylecgonine 50 ng/mL

Interpretive Data

Methodology: Quantitative Gas Chromatography-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 Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Hotline History
CPT Codes

80353 (Alt code: G0480)

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090359 Benzoylecgonine, Urn, Quant 3394-4
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
  • Benzoylecgonine
  • Benzoylmethylecgonine
  • Cocaine
  • Crack
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management, Cocaine Metabolite with Confirmation with medMATCH, Urine
  • Pain Management, Cocaine Metabolite, Quantitative, with medMATCH, Urine
Cocaine Metabolite, Urine, Quantitative