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Cocaine (Urine)

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Random urine

Intentional contamination with soap, salt, vinegar, etc. will interfere with the assay, and dilution with water will tend to produce negative results, so the urine collection should be supervised wherever possible.

Units

mg/L

Test Usage

The urine “cocaine metabolite” assay currently in use will produce positive results with the following compounds at or above the concentrations indicated:

COMPOUND
Benzoylecgonine (cocaine metabolite) 0.3 mg/L
Cocaine 80.0 mg/L
Ecgonine (cocaine metabolite) 40.0 mg/L

Availability

Local test

Turnaround Time

1 day

Can be added on to an existing request up to 4 days following sample receipt

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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