Jan 30, 2018




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Cannabinoids Screen

Cannabinoids Screen (GM5300) Toxicology Lab Test

Name: Cannabinoids Screen

Test Name: Cannabinoids Screen

Health Link Test Code: GM5300


CPT Code(s): 80307

Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.

Specimen: Random urine

Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container

Collection Instructions:

If confirmation is requested on a specimen with a "screen positive" result , 10 mL of urine is needed for a confirmatory result.

Collection Volume: 25 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 10 mL

Stability Refridgerated:

5 days

Stability Frozen:

>5 days

Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot

Testing Volume: 2 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.


Qualitative screening test. Results will be reported as "not detected" or "screen positive".

Interpretation Type: Expected Results

Test Limitations:

This is a screening test. Results are to be used for medical purposes only.

Additional Information:

A cut-off value of 50 ng/mL is used to determine whether cannabinoids are "screen positive". If a screening test is reported as "screen positive", confirmation and quantitation can be made (at an additional charge) by a reference lab. Please submit an add-on order within 7 days of collection if confirmatory testing is needed.