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Test ID: DAU9    
Drugs of Abuse Screen, DAU9, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detecting drug abuse involving amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine, tetrahydrocannabinol, and methadone


This test is intended to be used in a setting where the test results can be used to make a definitive diagnosis

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
DAUAMDrug of Abuse, Amphetamine Conf, UYesNo
DAUBZDrug of Abuse, Benzo Conf, UYesNo
MSBRDrug of Abuse, Barbiturate Conf, UYesNo
MSCODrug of Abuse, Cocaine Conf, UYesNo
MSMTDrug of Abuse, Methadone Conf, UYesNo
MSPCPDrug of Abuse, Phencyclidine Conf UYesNo
MSTHCDrug of Abuse, THC Conf, UYesNo
MSOPDrug of Abuse, Opiate Conf, UYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Testing begins with screening tests for drugs of abuse. Positives are confirmed and quantitated by definitive methods. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cocaine and metabolites, phencyclidine, and tetrahydrocannabinol metabolite at additional charge. Methadone and opiates that screen positive will be quantified with liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry at an additional charge.


See Adulterant Survey Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Multiplied Immunoassay Technique (EMIT)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Drug of Abuse, Clin, DAU9, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Amphetamines, Urine
Barbiturates, Urine
Benzodiazepines, Urine
Cocaine, Urine
Drugs of Abuse Screen 9, Urine
Methadone, Urine
Opiates, Urine
Oxymorphone, Urine
THC, Urine
Phencyclidine (PCP)