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Amphetamines Confirmation, Random, Urine

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Test Description
Amphetamines Confirmation, Random, Urine
Synonym(s)

Amphetamines; Ecstasy; MDA (Methylenedioxyamphetamine); MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine); Methamphetamines (Desoxyn); Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) Metabolite for Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (MDEA) and Methylenedioxymetamphetamine (MDMA); Speed (Amphetamines)

Test ID
AMPHU
General Information

Useful for confirming drug exposure involving amphetamines such as amphetamine and methamphetamine, phentermine, methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), and methylenediaoxyethylamphetamine (MDEA)



  • For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody
    testing, order AMPHX / Amphetamines Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Random, Urine

  • Additional drug panels and specific requests are available. Call 800-533-1710 or 507-266-5700

  • If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, order ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Random, Urine

Specimen Type

Random Urine

Specimen Requirements

Urine Cup

Stability

  • Urine Refrigerated (preferred): 28 days

  • Ambient: 28 days

  • Frozen: 28 days

Limitations

Over-the-counter sympathomimetics such as ephedrine and phenylpropanolamine are occasionally detected in the screening immunoassay.

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Estimated TAT

2-5 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

Test Includes

  • Amphetamine-by LC-MS/MS

  • Phentermine-by LC-MS/MS

  • Methamphetamine-by LC-MS/MS

  • Pseudoephedrine/Ephedrine-by LCMS/MS

  • MDA (Ecstasy metabolite)-by LCMS/MS

  • MDMA (Ecstasy)-by LC-MS/MS

  • Amphetamines Interpretation

Retention

14 days

CPT Code(s)

80325, 80359, G0480 (if appropriate)

Additional Information
Minimum Sample Volume

2.5 mL

Reference Range
Class (LC-MS/MS) Negative Cutoff Concentration (ng/mL)
AMPHETAMINE < 25
METHAMPHETAMINE < 25
PHENTERMINE < 25
METHYLENEDIOXYAMPHETAMINE < 25
METHYLENEDIOXYMETHAMPHETAMINE < 25
PSEUDOEPHEDRINE/EPHEDRINE < 25
Performing Lab

Mayo

LOINC Code(s)

20410-7, 20557-5, 16235-4, 58707-1, 20545-0, 18358-2, 69050-3