Cocaine

Alternate Name: COCAINE URINE

  | COCAINE DOA

SAL Code:

612

CPT:

80101

Loinc:

20519-5

Turn Around Time:

1 Day

Setup:

Daily

Units:

ng/mL

Department:

Drug Screen

Specimen Requirements:

Primary Tube:

Clean & Sterile Cup

Primary Substance:

Urine

Temperature

Period

Stable Ambient:

7 Days

Stable Fridge:

30 Days

Stable Frozen:

>30 Days

Rejection Criteria:

Urine samples that are not clear. Improper labeling, samples that are suspect for adulteration or dilution.

Clinical Info:

The assay results distinguish between positive and negative specimens:
- positive indicating specimens contain detectable cocaine metabolites;
- negative indicating specimens do not contain cocaine metabolites, or the cocaine metabolites are present in concentrations below the cutoff level for this assay.
-The cut-off level of detection for this assay is 300 ng/mL.

Additional Information:

Detect the presence of cocaine metabolites in urine. This is a screening test and will reflex to confirmatory testing where indicated.
Cocaine is almost completely metabolized, primarily in the liver, with only about one percent excreted in the urine unchange. Most cocaine is eliminated as benzoylecgonine, the major metabolite of cocaine. Cocaine is also excreted in relatively lesser amounts as ecgonine methyl ester and ecgonine. Cocaine metabolites may be detected in urine for up to several days after ingested.

Sample Collection:

Clean catch or catheterized urine in a clean and sterile container with no preservatives.

Test Information:

Components: