Albany Medical Center
 Search
Home / Caring / Educating / Find a Doctor / News / Give Now / Careers / About / Calendar / Directions / Contact
Maps & Directions
Search for a Test
Select a Test

drug screen, serum
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: SSDS
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red top tube). Do not contaminate collection site with alcohol from an alcohol prep. Cleanse venipuncture site. w/betadine or providone iodine. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Do not open the tube. Refrigerate. 
Reference Values: Drug classes available include: Acetaminophen, Salicylate, Ethanol and Tricyclics. Each drug class is orderable separately. See individual drug class listing.  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: TOXI
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 80101x4 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)  
Methodology Used: 27
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 00:20:11 (24hr)