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Cocaine Metabolite, Urine (Screen)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Container Type

Test ID LAB378
CPT Code(s) 80307
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) or sterile urine container; See important comments
Minimum: 1 ml Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive)
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerator: 5 days
Frozen: 8 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Not Applicable

Testing is intended for medical purposes only.

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. Cocaine Urine Confirmation

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 16, 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