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Urine Tox Screen

New Tox-screen available:

An improved tox-screen test for illicit drugs is now available and in most cases should substitute for the older “standard tox-screen”.  The new test is not a new methodology/platform but combines several of the old methodologies into a single test.  One problem with the methods currently used is that they were tuned to test overdose levels of certain drugs and are therefore less sensitive in detecting “any level” of these medications (primary opiates).  Features of the new test are:

  1. It is named the Urine Chronic Pain Drug Screen and must be ordered as such (written in on the requisition).
  2. The test will detect: many opiates including oxycodone, alcohol, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, methadone, PCP, amphetamines (will automatically confirm to r/o false + due to certain medications such as buproprion, promethazine, Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta)
  3. The test will not detect fully synthetic opiates such as fentanyl and buprenorphine and will not detect TCAs and cannibinoids