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  • Amphetamine - Urine (Screen)

Amphetamine - Urine (Screen)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Specimen Type

Test ID LAB357
CPT Code(s) 80307
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
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.

Minimum: 4 mL Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive) or sterile specimen cup

Room Temp ≤5 days

Refrigerated ≤5 days

Frozen ≤12 months

Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time
Routine: 2 hours; Stat 1 hour
Reference Range Not Applicable

Amphetamine may be detected in the urine 3-72 hrs after ingestion. The urine amphetatmine screening test detects the presence of amphetamine-like compounds based on a d-amphetamine concentration of 500 ng/mL or greater. Cross-reactivity is possible with many of over the counter drugs. Contact the laboratory if MDMA or ephedra testing is needed.

Testing is for medical purposes only. This test should be used for screening purposes only. Confirmation testing should be considered for positive screens.
Amphetamine Confirmation, Urine

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

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