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  • Cannabinoid, Urine (Screen)

Cannabinoid, Urine (Screen)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Container Type

Test ID   LAB5147
CPT Code(s)   80301
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station  
Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 10 mL Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive);See important comments

10 ml random urine in sterile specimen cup is acceptable.

  Micro: 1 mL Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive).
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time
Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range   None Detected (Detection limit = 20 ng/mL)
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments The urine cannabinoid screening test detects the presence of THC metabolites at a concentration of 20 ng/mL or greater.  Confirmation testing should be considered for positive screens.

Reviewed by cmparker on July 11, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514