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ID:79 Drugs of Abuse (Urine)
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DescriptionAll specimens are tested for presence of 6Monoacetylmorphine, Morphine, Codeine, Dihydrocodeine, Amphetamine, Cannabis, Benzoylecgonine (cocaine metabolite), Nordiazepam, Oxazepam, Methadone, EDDP (methadone metabolite), Buprenorphine and Norbuprenorhpine (metabolite). For other drugs please discuss with duty biochemist/clinical lead. Urine alcohol must be requested separately if required.
IndicationMonitoring treatment for substance misuse. Suspicion of substance misuse.
Additional InfoPlease contact the laboratory as soon as possible if urgent analysis is required
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationContact Liz Fox or Carys Lippiatt on 0113 20 64860 or 0113 20 66063

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
TubePlain Universal
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol200 uL

Ref. Range (Male)N/A - see comment below
Ref. Range (Female)N/A - see comment below
Ref. Range (Paed)N/A - see comment below
Ref. Range NotesNo normal range for drugs in urine. Drug concentrations are reported when detected.
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT6 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT6 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : EJF. Review due on 12/04/2020 17:59:03. Published By RB on 12/04/2019 17:59:03.