Useful for general screening to assess drug abuse. Positive drug screen results are confirmed.
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Plain Red, Gray (Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate), Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.3 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
If screen is positive, then confirmation will be added. Additional charges apply.
80307; if reflexed, add 80356; 80361 (Reflexed Alt Code: G0480 )
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0091202||Heroin Screen, Serum or Plasma||8219-8|
- 6-MAM - Free
- Heroin Metabolite
- Morphine - Free
National Medical Services (NMS)