|Name: ||Amphetamine Quantitation/Confirmation, Serum/Plasma|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red top tube. Do not use GEL barrier tubes. Do NOT use gel barrier collection tubes.|
Centrifuge and remove the serum/plasma from the cells ASAP.
Plasma from a green SODIUM heparin or lavender (EDTA) is also acceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2010066|
| Method: ||HPLC/Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
|Note: ||Drugs covered: methamphetamine, amphetamine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA - Ecstasy), methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (MDEA-Eve) and methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA).|
Adderall is detected in the amphetamine group.
Positive cutoff: 20 ng/mL
For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.
|Processing Info: ||If the patient is prescribed a specific drug, add that information as an order comment.|