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This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
SynonymsButalbital; Candy; Goofballs; Peanuts; Sleepers; Amobarbital; Blue Angels; Blue Birds; Downers; Blues; Pentobarbital; Nembies; Nemmies; Secobarbital; Bullets; Candies; Barbs; Reds; Red birds; Phennies; Tooies; Phenobarbital
Container TypeRandom urine
Supply Item Number1387
Specimen TypeRandom urine
Preferred Volume20 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume10 mL
Collection ProcedureCollect a random urine in a leakproof plastic urine container.
Store and TransportAmbient (room temperature)
StabilityRoom Temp 10 days  Refrigerated 1 month  
Reference LaboratoryPAML
Reference Lab Test CodeLCA code 910558
CPT Codes80345, (HCPCS G0480)
Interface Order Code80102.Z13
Billing CodeMSBAR
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodGas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
Reference Ranges
Amobarbital Confirmation by GC/MSNot Detected< 50ng/mL
Butalbital Confirmation by GC/MSNot Detected< 80ng/mL
Phenobarbital Confirmation by GC/MSNot Detected< 50ng/mL
Secobarbital Confirmation by GC/MSNot Detected< 80ng/mL
Pentobarbital Confirmation by GC/MSNot Detected< 50ng/mL
Compliance RemarksThis test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by PAML. The U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. PAML is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80102.Z13Barbiturates (GCMS)
r80102.Z13Barbiturates (GCMS)80102.Z14Amobarbital (GCMS)ng/mL 16239-6
r80102.Z13Barbiturates (GCMS)80102.Z15Butalbital (GCMS)ng/mL 16237-0
r80102.Z13Barbiturates (GCMS)80102.Z16Pentobarbital (GCMS)ng/mL 16240-4
r80102.Z13Barbiturates (GCMS)80102.Z17Phenobarbital (GCMS)ng/mL 16241-2
r80102.Z13Barbiturates (GCMS)80102.Z18Secobarbital (GCMS)ng/mL 16238-8