Cocaine Metabolite, Urine (Screen)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Specimen 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)
Stability Room Temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 12 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Cutoff Value: <150 ng/mL

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

For additional information related to drug screening, refer to the Urine Toxicology Chart. Screen components may vary by lab location.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on January 11, 2022

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