Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
New York State Approval Status


Turnaround Time

4-9 days (If Positive: 8-16 days)

Test Includes
1 Ethanol Ethyl Alcohol Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/dL 10 Hypnotic, Sedative, Volatile
2 Opiates Codeine; Heroin; Morphine; Opium Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 20 Narcotic Analgesic
3 Cocaine / Metabolites Blow; Crack; Snow Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 20 Stimulant
4 Benzodiazepines Sedative; Tranquilizer Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 100 Anxiolytic, Sedative
5 Cannabinoids Cannabis; Hashish; Marihuana; Marijuana; THC Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 10 Cannabinoid
6 Amphetamines Adderall; Amfetamine; Dextroamphetamine; Levoamphetamine Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 20 Anorexigenic, Stimulant
7 Barbiturates Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) mcg/mL 0.04 Hypnotic, Sedative
8 Methadone / Metabolite Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 25 Narcotic Analgesic
9 Phencyclidine Angel Dust; PCP; Sherm Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 10 Hallucinogen
10 Methamphetamine / MDMA Desoxyn®; Ecstasy; Meth; Molly Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 20 Stimulant
11 Oxycodone / Oxymorphone Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) ng/mL 10 Narcotic Analgesic

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
53251SP Ethanol Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5637SP Cocaine and Metabolites Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5641SP Benzodiazepines Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5645SP Opiates - Free (Unconjugated) Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5646SP Cannabinoids Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5652SP Barbiturates Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5657SP Phencyclidine Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5682SP Methadone and Metabolite Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
5684SP Amphetamines Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
Compliance Statement
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Sample Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
4 mL
Minimum Volume
2 mL
Special Handling
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 a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Sample Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical sample submissions only.

Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.