Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Amphetamine Screen,Urine

Test Name: Amphetamine Screen,Urine
Alternate Name(s): Amphetamines
Methamphetamine
Dextroamphetamine
MDMA
Ecstasy
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Random Urine
Collection Information: Collect random urine in a sterile container.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
24 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date: 2008-11-15
Revised Date: 2012-01-27
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: A positive result for the Amphetamine Screen indicates that any of the following drugs may be present in urine alone or in combination: methamphetamine, amphetamine, MDMA (Ecstasy) or dextroamphetamine, at a minimum total concentration of 1000 ng/ml. This result is to be regarded as prelimimary/presumptive unless subsequently verified by a definite confirmation test (availble upon request by calling the Toxicology Laboratory).
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
AMPSU
 
Referred To:  

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