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  • Cocaine Metabolite, Urine (Screen)

Cocaine Metabolite, Urine (Screen)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Container Type

Test ID   LAB378
CPT Code(s)   80101 or G0431
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
  micro: 1 ml Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive)
Unspun: N/A
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerator: 5 days
Frozen: 8 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range   None Detected (Detection limit = 150 ng/mL)
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments The urine cocaine screening test detects the presence of the unique cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine at a concentration of 150 ng/mL or greater. This metabolite may be detectable in urine up to ~72 hour after last use of cocaine. 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