Immunoassay, Gas Chromatography, and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry.
This gas chromatography screen of blood is a panel of tests designed to detect alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and a variety of other medications.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
This assay does not routinely identify opiates, marijuana or cocaine. Urine is the preferred specimen for drugs of abuse testing.
- BLOOD DRUG SCREEN
- GC/MASS SPEC DRUG SCREEN
- SERUM BARBITURATE SCREEN
- SERUM BENZODIAZEPINE SCREEN
- TRICYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANT SCN
- ETHANOL SCREEN
- METHANOL SCREEN
- ISOPROPANOL SCREEN
- TCA Screen
Collect blood in a red top or green top tube. Do not remove stopper from collection tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen.
Note that Urine is the preferred specimen for screening purposes. If a serum screen is necessary due to specimen procurement problems, the Serum Drug Screen includes Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, and Volatiles (ethanol, methanol, and isopropanol).