Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Barbiturate Screen,Urine

Test Name: Barbiturate Screen,Urine
Alternate Name(s): Barb Screen
Laboratory: Core UH & VH
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 Barbituate Screen indicates that the drug may be present in urine at a minimum concentration of 200 ng/mL, and is to be regarded as preliminary/presumptive unless subsequently verified by a definitive confirmation test (available upon request by calling the Toxicology Laboratory).
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
BARBSU
 
Referred To:  

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