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Laboratory Test Directory

Opiates

Components

Name Method Department Units
Opiates Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine Negative or Positive

Specimen Requirements

Urine

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 10 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 5 day(s)
Refrigerated - 5 day(s)
Frozen - 3 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Seal collection container tightly after collection
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Bacterial contamination
  • Contamination
  • Diluted specimen
  • pH not within specified limits
  • Collected in diaper or cotton balls
  • Wrong type of specimen

Comments

Screen only. Positive/Negative cut-off concentration is 300 ng/mL. Does not include confirmation by GC/MS (performed as sendout test). Specimens which may have legal ramifications must be collected, transported, and handled under strict chain of custody handling procedures. Contact Laboratory Services at 1-800-934-6575 or 614-722-5477 for these instructions.

CPT Code

  • 80307