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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeSDTC
Method

Immunoassay screening tests for the 5 drug classes found in the AS/NZS-4308 Workplace drug screening standard

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Used for testing the abuse of drugs in a medico-legal setting. Can be pre-employment, random, reasonable cause, drug rehab, etc

Constituent TestsAmphetamine type substances, WPDT ;Benzodiazepines, WPDT ;Cannabinoids, WPDT ;Cocaine metabolites, WPDT ;Opiates, WPDT ;
External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Collection site needs to be accredited to collect samples to the AS/NZS-4308: 2008 testing standard.

Specimen Collection Protocols

Samples are collected using chain of custody procedures involving special urine testing kits supplied by the Toxicology laboratory. All areas of the collection, transportation and analysis are controlled.

Patient SpecimenUrine,
Paediatric SpecimenN/A
Sample Delivery to LabIn a sealed tube inside a sealed bag inside a sealed courier bag delivered directly to Toxicology
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsFill all three vacutainer tubes with urine, seal and send to laboratory
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Toxicology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0322 | x80322
Test AvailabilityMonday - Friday 0800-1700. Outside these hours a call-out fee may be applied
Turnaround Time48-72 hours
Reference Interval

Contact Toxicology Laboratory

Interpretation

Interpretation where appropriate will be provided on the report emailed through to the requestor.

Uncertainty of Measurement

The testing standard requires that all qc values shall fall within 20% of specified levels.

Additional Information

For further information contact Grant Moore on 0800 THE LAB x80322 (or grant.moore@cdhb.health.nz) or for the provision of supplies contact the Business Development area of CH Labs on labinfo@cdhb.health.nz

Delphic Number Test Number8899

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