Amphetamine, Confirmation, GCMS, Serum [6028X]

Test Code
13109

CPT Codes
80324 (HCPCS: G0480)

Preferred Specimen
5 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Minimum Volume
3 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma or whole blood collected in sodium fluoride (gray-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Sat a.m.; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
None detected

Confirmation Cutoffs
Amphetamine 500 ng/mL
Methamphetamine 500 ng/mL


Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



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