Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Drug Screen- Overdose, Serum

Synonyms
Common Overdose Screen

CMH Lab Section
Toxicology/TDM

Specimen Requirements
3 mL of blood in a red top tube, no gel

Availability
Stat or Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 2 hrs
Routine: 12 hrs

Special Instructions
Note: This drug screen panel includes the following: Acetaminophen, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cannabinoids, Cocaine metabolite, Ketones, Methadone, Opiates, Phencyclidine, Propoxyphene, Salicylates, Tricyclic Antidepressants, Methanol, Isopropanol and Ethanol.

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA), GC

Ranges
Negative

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