|Test Code||DASME / 4033MT|
|Test||DRUGS OF ABUSE SCREEN, MECONIUM|
|Methodology||Immunoassay (IA); Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)|
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.|
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|
80307 Drug screen, qualitative, single drug class method