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DASME / 4033MT
DRUGS OF ABUSE SCREEN, MECONIUM

Test Code DASME / 4033MT 
Test DRUGS OF ABUSE SCREEN, MECONIUM 
Methodology Immunoassay (IA); Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) 
Description Useful For:
Identifying amphetamines (and methamphetamines), opiates, as well as metabolites of cocaine and marijuana in meconium specimens. 
Specimen Send entire random meconium specimen (5 g [approximately 1 tablespoon], minimum 1g [approximately 0.5 teaspoon]). Specimens may be pooled. Send specimen refrigerated in a plastic container. 
Reference Values Negative
Specimens are screened by Immunoassay at the following threshold concentrations:
Amphetamines: 100 ng/g
Cocaine and metabolites: 50 ng/g
Opiates: 50 ng/g
Cannabinoids: 25 ng/g
Postive results are confirmed by Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) to limit of detection. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 80307  Drug screen, qualitative, single drug class method