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Drug Screen, Meconium Comprehensive

Mnemonic:    [MEC DOA]
Name:    Drug Screen, Meconium Comprehensive
Specimen:    4 Grams of meconium. Collect all meconium excreted until milk/formula based stool (yellow-green) appears.

Transport all available meconium.
Minimum Spec:    2 Grams
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0092516
  Method:    EIA/GC-MS/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Note:    Screen includes: Amphetamines, Barbituratates, Benzodiazepines, Buprenorphine, Cocaine, Marijuana, Methadone, Opiates, Phencyclidine.

Screened positive specimens are confirmed by GC-MS, quantity permitting.