Urine Drug Screen (Clinical only)


Test Information

Test Name

Urine Drug Screen (Clinical only)

Synonyms

Toxicology Screen; THC (Cannabis); Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Opiates

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine (Yellow pot)

Testing Location

PLBOP; Referral

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

See notes

Notes

Hospital requests

URDG include: THC (Cannabis); Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines & Opiates (Processed in PLBOP)

DRUA only for PLR Mental Health Physicians (Referral to LabPlus)

Barbiturates (UBAR) & Cocaine (UCOC) must be requested separately

Methadone (METH) for Hospital requests must be requested separately

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Community requests

OVER include: THC (Cannabis); Amphetamines; Benzodiazepines; Opiates, Buprenorphine; Oxycodone & Methadone (Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory)

Barbiturates (UBAR) & Cocaine (UCOC) must be requested separately

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Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Hospital request process inhouse Biochemistry; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Whakatane

Hospital request process in PLBOP Biochemistry; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Rotorua

Hospital request process PLBOP Biochemistry; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory; Mental Health request referral to LabPlus

- Taupo

Hospital request process PLBOP Biochemistry; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

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