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Test Catalog

Test ID: TBSU    
Targeted Benzodiazepine Screen, Random, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Additional Testing Requirements

In most cases, no additional testing is needed after the qualitative targeted benzodiazepine test is performed if the parent or metabolites found are consistent with the patients prescribed medications. However, if unexpected benzodiazepine parent or metabolites are found, confirmatory testing can be requested at an additional charge.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Collection Container/Tube: Plastic urine container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 28 days
 Ambient 72 hours