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Test ID BLOD0072 Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid

AKA

GHB (Date Rape Drug)

Container Type

Serum w/out gel
Lithium heparin w/out gel
Sodium heparin w/out gel

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum
Heparinized plasma

Specimen Volume

5.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: Greater than 3 days
Frozen: Greater than 3 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry LC/MS/MS;

Confirmation Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry GC/MS

Performing Lab

Medtox

Additional Information

Positive initial results will reflex quantitative confirmation

CPT

83921

Analytical Time

5 days