Ordering Recommendation

May be used to detect anabolic steroid abuse.

Mnemonic

STEROIDS

Methodology

Qualitative Colorimetry/High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-18 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 4 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.6 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Undefined; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

If this test detects the presence of any of the included steroids, confirmation testing will be added at no additional charge.
Test includes: Bolasterone, Boldenone, Clenbuterol, Clostebol metabolite, Clostebol, Creatinine, Drostanolone metabolite, Epitestosterone, Fluoxymesterone, Methandrostenolone, Methandrostenolone metabolite, Methenolone, Methyltestosterone, Nandrolone metabolite, Nandrolone, Norandrostenedione, Norethandrolone metabolite, Norethandrolone, Norethindrone, Oxandrolone, Oxymetholone metabolite, Probenecid, Stanozolol metabolite, Stanozolol, Testosterone/Epitestosterone ratio, Testosterone, Tetrahydrogestrinone, Trenbolone metabolite, Turinabol.

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80307; 82570; if positive add 80328 (Alt code: if positive add G0480)

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2008683 Anabolic Steroids Screen, Urine 43977-8
* 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.

Aliases

Anabolic Steroids, Urine - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation

National Medical Services (NMS)