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Test Code LAB3590 Sedative Hypnotic Panel, Urine-Forensic

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Mnemonic Mayo Test ID


Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
FMETA Ethyl Alcohol Confirmation, UR No No
FBARB Barbiturate Confirmation, UR No No
FFTZU Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol), Urine No No
FBENU Benzodiazepine Confirmation, UR No No
FGHAC Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid, CF, UR No No
FKMCU Ketamine Confirmation, UR No No

Testing Algorithm

If the Sedative Hypnotic Screen is positive, confirmation(s) will be added:

Alcohol, Ethyl: If positive, then the Ethyl Alcohol Confirmation (FMETA) will be performed at no additional charge.


Barbiturates: If positive, then the Barbiturate Confirmation (FBARB) will be performed at no additional charge.


Flunitrazepam: If positive, then the Flunitrazepam Confirmation (FFTZU) will be performed at no additional charge.


Benzodiazepines: If positive, then the Benzodiazepine Confirmation (FBENU) will be performed at no additional charge.


Ketamine: If non-negative, then the Ketamine Confirmation (FKMCU) will be performed at an additional charge.


GHB: If non-negative, then the Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid Confirmation (FGHAC) will be performed at an additional charge.



Reporting Name

Sedative Hypnotic Panel, UR

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Collect 10 mL random urine without preservatives. Ship refrigerated in a plastic container.

Specimen Minimum Volume

5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To




Warm OK; Cold OK







Reference Values

The following threshold concentrations are used for this analysis.

Drug                             Screening Threshold         Confirmation Threshold

Ethyl Alcohol                0.020 gm/dL                              0.020 gm/dL

Barbiturates                  300 ng/mL                                 100 ng/mL

Benzodiazepines           100 ng/mL                                 75 ng/mL

Flunitrazepam               100 ng/mL                                 300 ng/mL


Ketamine: Negative

  Screening threshold: 100 ng/mL


Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB): Negative

  Screening threshold: 5.0 ug/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Analytic Time

7 days

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSHPU Sedative Hypnotic Panel, UR In Process


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4229 Alcohol, Ethyl 5645-7
Z4230 Barbiturates 9426-8
Z4231 Flunitrazepam 3641-8
Z4232 Benzodiazepines 9428-4
Z4233 Ketamine Screen, UR 19501-6
Z4142 GHB 29868-7

Method Name

Immunoassay (IA)

Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID) (if appropriate)

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) (if appropriate)

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) (if appropriate)