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Test Code BARBU Barbiturates Confirmation, Urine

Reporting Name

Barbiturates Confirmation, U

Useful For

Detecting drug abuse involving barbiturates such as amobarbital, butalbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital, and secobarbital

Method Name

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Confirmation with Quantitation

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. No specimen substitutions.

2. No STATS are accepted for this procedure.

3. For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody testing, order BARBX / Barbiturates Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Urine.

4. Additional drug panels and specific requests are available. Call Mayo Medical Laboratories at 800-533-1710 or 507-266-5700.

5. If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, the following test should be requested, ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine. For additional information, please refer to ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine.

6. Submitting less than 20 mL will compromise our ability to perform all necessary testing.


Specimen Minimum Volume

5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

 

Cutoff concentrations:

BUTALBITAL BY GC-MS

<100 ng/mL

 

AMOBARBITAL BY GC-MS

<100 ng/mL

 

PENTOBARBITAL BY GC-MS

<100 ng/mL

 

SECOBARBITAL BY GC-MS

<100 ng/mL

 

PHENOBARBITAL BY GC-MS

<100 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Thursday, Sunday

CPT Code Information

80345

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BARBU Barbiturates Confirmation, U In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
21442 Butalbital-by GC/MS 16237-0
20642 Amobarbital-by GC/MS 16239-6
20643 Pentobarbital-by GC/MS 16240-4
20644 Secobarbital-by GC/MS 16238-8
20645 Phenobarbital-by GC/MS 16241-2
20651 Barbiturates Interpretation 69050-3
20647 Chain of Custody No LOINC Needed

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.