MyHealth

Manage your account, request prescriptions, set up appointments & more.

LOG IN
Don't have an account
Contact Us

* DRUGS OF ABUSE PANEL - EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT, URINE

Mnemonic

U DP ED

Synonym

Urine Drug Screen - Drugs of Abuse Screen - UDS - Emergency Drugs of Abuse Panel - Drugs Of Abuse Panel, Emergency Dept

Includes

Amphetamines, Ecstasy (MDMA), Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cannabinoids (THC, Marijuana), Cocaine Metabolite (benzoylecgonine), Methadone, Opiates, Oxycodone, Phencyclidine, Tricyclic Antidepressants, Heroin Metabolite (6-acetylmorphine)

Guidelines

THIS PRESUMPTIVE PANEL IS AVAILABLE TO EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS ONLY.

Confirmation testing may be ordered as indicated after receiving presumptive results.

A Broad Spectrum Drug Panel (U DS BSPEC) that detects hundreds of prescription drugs is available as an add on.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, one sterile container

Handling

Specimens with high turbidity must be centrifuged before analysis. Frozen specimens must be thawed and mixed thoroughly prior to analysis.

Preferred Volume

30 mL urine

Minimum Volume

5 mL

Transport

Ambient (18-26ºC) or Refrigerated (2-8ºC)

Stability

Ambient (18-26°C): 7 days; Refrigerated (2-8°): 11 days; Frozen (≤ -20°C): 14 days

Testing Information

Note

See Urine Drug Panels: Scope of Testing, Drug Cutoffs

Results are to be used for screening purposes only. The results given are presumptive. Confirmation testing is available upon request.

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2 hours

Method

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA and CEDIA)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Drugs: Not Detected

Comments

Legacy Laboratory Services has validated the use of urine specimens with the Tricyclic Antidepressants assay. Urine has not been approved or cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use with the serum Tricyclic Antidepressants assay. Legacy is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing.

CPT Codes

80307

Last Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017 02:32:17 PM


Client Services: 503-413-1234