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Drug Abuse Panel 8, with Confirmation, Serum (31689)


Chromotography/Mass Spectrometry; Immunoassay (IA)

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

3-6 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

10-20 mL Blood

Container Type

Gray (Potassium Oxalate)

Collection Instructions

10 mL serum or plasma in a sodium flouride (gray top) or sodium flouride/potassium oxalate (gray top) tube. Whole blood collected in Sodium fluoride (gray top) or sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate (gray top) tube; Frozen serum collected in a red top tube also acceptable.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours (Serum=Unacceptable); Refrigerated: 7 Days (Serum=Unacceptable); Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Test Volume Required

5-10 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL Plasma

Included Tests

Cocaine, Benzoylecgonine, Cocaethylene, Methylenedioxyamphetamine, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Amphetamines, Morphine, Codeine, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine Metabolites, Methadone, Phencyclidine, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Carboxy tetrahydrocannabinol, Oxazepam, Nordiazepam, N-desalkylflurazepam, Lorazepam, Alprazolam, Butalbital, Butabarbital, Amobarbital, Pentobarbital, Secobarbital, Phenobarbital, Phencyclidine, Methadone, Opiates.

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