Postmortem, Basic, Serum/Plasma (Forensic) Test (8051SP)

Postmortem, Basic, Serum/Plasma (Forensic) Test (8051SP)

Analysis Code 8051SP 
Test Name Postmortem, Basic, Serum/Plasma (Forensic) 
Test Includes Acetone; Amphetamines; Barbiturates; Benzodiazepines; Buprenorphine / Metabolite; Cannabinoids; Cocaine / Metabolites; Ethanol; Fentanyl / Acetyl Fentanyl; Isopropanol; Methadone / Metabolite; Methamphetamine / MDMA; Methanol; Opiates; Oxycodone / Oxymorphone; Phencyclidine 
Compound Synonym(s) Angel Dust; Buprenex®; Ethyl Alcohol; Isopropyl Alcohol; Methyl Alcohol; PCP; Sherm; Suboxone®; Subutex®; Temgesic® 
Purpose Forensic Analysis; Exclusion Screen; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Hypnotic, Sedative, Stimulant, Cannabinoid, Anesthetic, Opioid Analgesic, Stimulant, Anorexogenic, Anxiolytic, Sedative, Narcotic Analgesic, Hypnotic, Sedative, Volatile, Hallucinogen, Environmental/Occupation Toxin 
Method(s) Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) 
Specimen Requirements 7 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling Submit with Chain of Custody. Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube. Plasma: Collect sample in Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate).
Collect sample using alcohol free skin preparation. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ELISA] Monday Wednesday / 2 days
[ELISA] Monday-Saturday / 2 days
[Headspace GC] Monday-Friday / 4 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80307x3 
**Minimum Volume 2.65 mL 
Reflex Testing
(when required, addl' fee may apply)
50010SP - Amphetamines Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50011SP - Barbiturates Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50012SP - Benzodiazepines Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50013SP - Cannabinoids Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50014SP - Cocaine and Metabolites Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50015SP - Methadone and Metabolite Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50016SP - Opiates - Free (Unconjugated) Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
50017SP - Phencyclidine Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
52167SP - Buprenorphine and Metabolite - Free (Unconjugated) Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
52250SP - Alcohols and Acetone Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic)
52484SP - Fentanyl and Acetyl Fentanyl Confirmation, Serum/Plasma (Forensic) 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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