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Pain management base prof w/o confirmation, urine

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Sendout Reference


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Immunoassay (IA)




7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 30.0 mL Urine in a Yellow Top Tube - Urine.
Pediatric volume: 7 mL.
Alternative specimens: Urine collected in urine collection container. Transport in clinical drug test transport vial
Transport: Room temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Preserved samples
Stability: Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days



Clinical Indications: The management of patients use of controlled substances is an increasing focus of law enforcement to ensure that prescribed medications arent diverted, and is critical to the successful outcome of many pharmaco-therapies. Urine drug testing for the presence or absence of prescribed medications and illicit drugs is a strategy designed to help the treating physician monitor their patients for compliance with that physicians directive(s).

Includes: Creatinine, Oxidant, pH, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolite, Opiates, Oxycodone

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.


CPT Code(s): 

80301, 84311, 82570, 83986

Last Changed: 

8/28/2017 1:55:50

Last Reviewed: 

8/28/2017 1:55:59