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Test Code 9143 Drug Abuse Screen , Urine

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory


Profile Information:

Amphetamine/Methamphetamine Methadone
Barbiturates Opiates
Benzodiazepines Screen Oxycodone
Cannabinoids Screen Phencyclidine
Cocaine Metabolite  


Testing Algorithm:

All positive drug screens, except for cannabinoids and benzodiazepines, will be automatically confirmed by an alternate method, at an additional charge.

Method Name:

Kinetic interaction of microparticles in solution (KIMS)

(See individual test listings for confirmation methodology.)

Literature Reference:

See individual test listings.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine, random

Container/Tube: Yellow-top urine collection tube or plain red-top tube (full)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions: No additive.

Additional Information: See Urine Collection in Special Instructions for additional information.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday
Turnaround Time:
STAT: Screening result available 1 hour after receipt in laboratory. Confirmation of presumptive positive results within 24 hours.
Routine: Screening result available 3 hours after receipt in laboratory. Confirmation of presumptive positive results within 24 hours.

Reference Values

None detected

Cannabinoids and benzodiazepines are reported as screen-positive or screen-negative; confirmation is performed only upon request.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80307-Drug screen

80324-Drug confirmation-Amphetamines (if appropriate) (G0480)

80359-Drug confirmation-MDA,MDEA,MDMA (if appropriate) (G0480)

80361-Drug confirmation- Opiates (if appropriate) (G0480)

80365-Drug confirmation- Oxycodone (if appropriate) (G0480)

80356-Drug confirmation- Heroine metabolite (if appropriate) (G0480)

80345-Drug confirmation- Barbiturates (if appropriate) (G0480)

80353-Drug confirmation- Cocaine (if appropriate) (G0480)

83992-Drug confirmation- Phencyclidine (if appropriate) 

80358-Drug confirmation- Methadone (if appropriate) (G0480)

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Analyte Stability:

Specimen may be stored at ambient temperature for up to 1 week. Freeze specimen after 1 week.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Core Lab.  Processed by automated line for delivery to the Cobas 8000. Completed specimens are stored refrigerated for 5 days. 

Specimen Transport Temperature


Special Instructions

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Amphetamine/Methamphetamine 19261-7
Barbiturates 19270-8
Benzodiazepines Screen 14316-4
Cannabinoids Screen 18282-4
Cocaine Metabolite 14314-9
Methadone 19550-3
Opiates 19295-3
Oxycodone 19644-4
Phencyclidine 14310-7