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

Test ID: AMPHM    
Amphetamine-Type Stimulants Confirmation, Meconium

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Meconium

Advisory Information

For chain-of-custody testing, order AMPMX / Amphetamine-Type Stimulants Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Meconium.

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

Supplies: Stool container. Small (Random), 4 oz (T288)

Container/Tube: Stool container (T288)

Specimen Volume: 1 g (approximately 1 teaspoon)

Collection Instructions: Collect entire random meconium specimen.

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

0.3 g (approximately 1/4 teaspoon)

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

Other Grossly bloody reject, Pink OK; stool, diapers

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
MeconiumFrozen (preferred)28 days
 Ambient 28 days
 Refrigerated 28 days