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This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
SynonymsCannabinoids; Carboxy THC; Marijuana; Weed; THC; Hashish; Boom; Chronic; Gangster; Hash; Hash Oil; Hemp; Blunt; Dope; Ganja; Grass; Herb; Joints; Mary Jane; Pot; Reefer; Sinsemilla; Skunk
Container TypeRandom urine
Supply Item Numberpicture1387
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  
CPT Codes80349
Interface Order Code80102.Z38
Billing CodeMSTHC
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodGas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
Reference Ranges
Carboxy THC Confirmation by GC/MSNot Detected< 4ng/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.Z38Carboxy-THC (GCMS)
r80102.Z38Carboxy-THC (GCMS)80102.Z38Carboxy-THC (GCMS)ng/mL 20521-1