TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: PNRCH    
Drug Immunoassay Panel, Urine

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

Testing begins with screening tests for drugs of abuse including barbiturates, cocaine, and tetrahydrocannabinol. Positives are confirmed and quantitated by definitive methods (gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for barbiturates, cocaine and metabolites, and tetrahydrocannabinol metabolite) at an additional charge.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Ordering Guidance

The test does not screen for drug classes other than those listed above.

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

Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see CSMPU / Controlled Substance Monitoring Panel, Random, Urine.

 

Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 30 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative

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

20 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