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Test Code BARU Barbiturates, Qualitative Screen, Urine

Additional Codes

Emergency Drugs of Abuse Screen, EDS

Specimen Type

Urine, random

Container

Sterile Urine cup or plastic 10 mL tube

No additives or preservatives

Preferred Volume

5 mL

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect without additives or preservatives. Random urine collections only. Store at 2-8° C.

UCMC Collection Instructions

Collect without additives or preservatives. Random urine collections only.

Availability

24/7

Turnaround Time

4 hours

STAT Availability

Not Available

Test Usage

For medical purposes only. This test must not be used for employee drug testing or other purposes requiring a chain of custody handling procedure.

Test Methodology

Kinetic Interaction of Microparticles in a Solution (KIMS)

Additional Information

This test is also available in a panel along with other commonly ordered drugs of abuse in urine. The Emergency Drug Screen (order EDS) includes screening tests for Ethanol, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolites, Opiates, and Phencyclidine. 

CPT Code

G0431

Test Includes

Qualitative analysis of barbiturates in urine.
Should not be used for employee drug testing or other purposes requiring a chain of custody handling procedure.

Critical Results

None

Reference Range

None detected.
Cutoff values used to discern “positive” from “none detected” results:
Barbiturates                 200 ng/mL
*Note: All positive results are considered presumptive unless confirmed by an alternative method.

Minimum Volume

2 mL

Fee Code

43290