Ordering Recommendation

Detect overdose exposure.

Mnemonic
BLD SCREEN
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Immunoassay/Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/ Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Sun, Tue-Sat

Reported

1-6 days

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

Plain red.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 6 mL serum to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 5.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Post-Mortem

Remarks

Avoid use of separator tubes and gels.

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

The following drugs or drug classes may be detected: acetaminophen, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, carbamazepine, carisoprodol, disopyramide, meprobamate, phenytoin, primidone, salicylate, theophylline, tricyclic and other antidepressants.

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.

Note

This test is not optimized for most drugs of abuse (amphet/methamphet, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, methadone, opiates, propoxyphene, PCP, THC); instead, refer to Drug Screen 9  Panel, Serum or Plasma, Immunoassay Screen with Reflex to Mass Spectrometry Confirmation/Quantitation (ARUP test code 0092420).

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80307

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090499 Drug Screen (Nonforensic), Serum 20785-2
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Aliases
  • Drug Analysis
  • Multiple Drug Analysis, Blood Screen
  • Tox Screen
Drug Screen (Nonforensic), Serum