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Test Catalog

Test ID: ADULT    
Adulterants Survey, Random, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Adulterant Survey Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody information, see ADLTX / Adulterants Survey, Chain of Custody, Urine.

2. Submitting less than 20 mL will compromise our ability to perform all necessary testing.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen. 

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.4 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 14 days
 Ambient 72 hours