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Cocaine Metabolite, Urine (Screen)

Last modified by  jcayless  on  April 03, 2014 09:58 AM

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Specimen Type
urine container
CPT Code(s)   80101 or G0431
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30
STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 50 ml Random Urine (no preservative); See important comments
  micro: 4 ml Random Urine (no preservative)
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range   None Detected (Detection limit = 150 ng/mL)

The urine cocaine screening test detects the presence of the unique cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine at a concentration of 150 ng/mL or greater. This metabolite may be detectable in urine up to ~72 hour after last use of cocaine. Confirmation testing should be considered for positive screens.

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