MISCELLANEOUS DRUG CONFIRMATION (MDC)
: MDC, Mass Spec confirmation
: Varies with specimen
: Routine urine container - no preservative. Other specimens accepted. Syringes with needles not accepted.
: Urine, fluids, pharmaceuticals
: 5 mL
: 1 mL
: Refrigerate if specimen is not delivered to the lab immediately after collection.
Reasons for Rejection
: Routine: Monday - Friday. Call laboratory for STAT request
: Routine: 48 - 72 hours
: Random - indicate drug or drug groups required. Analysis is by GC/MS. For quantitative analysis of syringe contents, provide authentic material for reference.
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