Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB), Serum or Plasma - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation/Quantitation
Useful for general screening to assess drug abuse. Positive drug screen results are confirmed.
Qualitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Plain Red, Lavender (EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). Also acceptable: Gray (Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate) or Green (Sodium Heparin).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 4 mL serum or Plasma to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 2.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.
Separator tubes or citrate buffered tubes.
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
80307; if positive add 80375 (Alt code: if positive add G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0091192||Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid Screen, S/P||46085-7|
National Medical Services (NMS)