Amphetamines, Urine Confirmation
Label Mnemonic: AMPH
Epic code: LAB2586
Downtime form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Random Urine
Collection Medium:
Clear top tube
Preferred Minimum: 0.5 mL random urine
Absolute Minimum: 0.3 mL random urine
Rejection Criteria:
Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles. Test cannot be added to a urine sample previously utilized for urinalysis testing (LAB1160, LAB1164, LAB8379).
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Positive Cutoff Concentrations:
Amphetamine                                     50 ng/mL
Methamphetamine                                 200 ng/mL
Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA)                 200 ng/mL
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy, MDMA)   200 ng/mL
Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (Eve, MDEA)      200 ng/mL
Phentermine                                     200 ng/mL
Interpretive Data:
Drugs covered: Amphetamine, methamphetamine, methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy, MDMA), methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (Eve, MDEA), phentermine.

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

The absence of expected drug(s) and/or drug metabolite(s) may indicate non-compliance, inappropriate timing of specimen collection relative to drug administration, poor drug absorption, diluted/adulterated urine, or limitations of testing. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
See also:
Bath Salts Panel, Urine
See Additional Information:
Urine Tests Requiring no Preservatives