Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
BENZODIAZEPINE SCREEN - (U)
Test Code: BEN
Clinical Information:
Test Indications: This test is used for the detection of benzodiazepines in urine
Recommendations: A positive result with this method indicates the presence of a benzodiazepine, but it does not reflect the degree of intoxication.
 
"Results are for medical diagnostic purposes only. Test results are presumptive. No chain of custody in collection and transportation of sample for testing. Not suitable for employment or legal purposes or other statutory regulations.” For Crossreactivity List, see hyperlink
Collection Devices:
(Similar lab approved leak-proof containers acceptable).
Specimen Required:
Urine: 3.0 mL

Samples need to be frozen if delivery to lab exceeds 3 days.
Specimen received 30 days post-collection will not be tested.
Referral:
Urine: 3.0 mL

Send on next courier run. On weekends send to SBH Lab or Westman Lab so sample arrives and can be tested by Sunday.
See JA110-50-01B Random Urine Processing Flow Chart
Requisition:
Reference Values:
Positive ≥ 100 ng/mL
Availability:
Daily
See Also:
More Information:
Urine Collection Container, Leak-Proof Random 100mL
Manufacturer: Kendall, A Tyco International Co.

Catalogue #: 2205 SA