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Auspicious Laboratory Tests Performed

Urine Toxicology

Auspicious Laboratory, performs urine testing to detect and quantify targeted drugs.  Our technology includes INITIAL (Presumptive) SCREENING by enzyme-immunoassay and CONFIRMATION (Definitive) by Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS).  All analytes tested will be reported as NEGATIVE (below the stated cutoff value) or POSITIVE (above the cutoff value).

Available Screening Tests:

Amphetamines

Barbiturates

Benzodiazepines

Cocaine

Ethyl Alcohol

Methadone

Opiates

Oxycodone

Phencyclidine

THC-COOH

 Available Validity Testing:

Urine Creatinine

pH

Specific Gravity

Oxidant

Available Confirmation Testing:

Amphetamine:  Amphetamine

Barbiturates:  Butalbital, Phenobarbital, Butabarbital, Pentobarbital, Secobarbital

Benzodiazepines:  7-Aminoclonazepam, Alprazolam, aOH-Alprazolam, Lorazepam, Nordiazepam, Oxazepam, Temazepam, Flurazepam. Flunitrazepam

Gaba Inhibitor:  Gabapentin, Pregabalin

Illicits:  6-Acetylmorphine, Benzoylecgonine, MDMA, Methamphetamine, Phencyclindine, THC-COOH, MDEA, MDA, Ketamine

Opiates / Opioids:  Codeine, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Morphine, Oxycodone, Oxymorphone

Relaxant / Sleep Aid:  Carisoprodol, Meprobamate, Zolpidem

Synthetic Opiates / Opioids:  Buprenorphine, EDDP, Fentanyl, Meperidine, Methadone, Norbuprenorphine, Norfentanyl, Normeperidine, Norpropoxyphene,, Propoxyphene, Tapentadol, Tramadol, Naloxone, Pentazocine

Tricyclic Antidepressants/ SSRI / SNRI:  Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline, Desipramine, Imipramine, Citalopram, Venlafaxine, Doxepin, Cyclobenzaprine

Alcohol biomarker: EtG, EtS

Bath Salts: MDPV, Methylone, Methedrone

K2 (spice): JWH-018, JWH-073, AM2201, JWH-122, JWH-210, JWH-250, UR-144, XLR-11

 

”Urine
Drug Class Screening Cutoff Comments
Amphetamines ~~includes amphetamine, ~~methamphetamine, MDA and MDMA 1000 ng/mL
Barbiturates~~Includes amobarbital, butabarbital,~~butalbital, pentobarbital,~~phenobarbital, secobarbital 200 ng/mL
Benzodiazepines~~Includes alprazolam, clonazepam,~~diazepam, lorazepam, nordiazepam,~~oxazepam, temazepam, triazolam 200 ng/mL
Cocaine~~Detects benzoylecgonine, a primary~~metabolite of cocaine 300 ng/mL
Ethanol~~Detects ethanol 100 mg/dL
Methadone~~Detects methadone and methadol.~~Does not detect EDDP 300 ng/mL
Opiates~~Includes codeine, morphine,~~hydrocodone and hydromorphone. 300 ng/mL Will also detect high levels of 6- acetylmorphine and oxycodone
Phencyclidine~~Detects phencyclidine (PCP) 25 ng/mL
THC~~Detects several cannabinoids 50 ng/mL

 

Pain Management Confirmation Panel (LC/MS/MS only)
Drug Class LC/MS Cutoff*
Benzodiazepines
Includes alprazolam and metabolite (α-OH alprazolam), clonazepam
and metabolite (7-aminoclonazepam), flunitrazepam and metabolite (7-
aminoflunitrazepam), diazepam, lorazepam, midazolam, nordiazepam,
oxazepam, temazepam, triazolam and metabolite (α-OH triazolam),
flurazepam, clobazam,nitrazepam,estazolam,bromazepam,flunitrazepam
50 ng/mL
Opiates
Includes codeine, morphine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone,
oxymorphone, heroin, 6-acetylmorphine,
50 ng/mL
Non-Opiate Analgesics
Includes fentanyl, norfentanyl, tramadol, meperidine and metabolite,
propoxyphene and metabolite, methadone andmetabolites, buprenorphine
and metabolite, tapentadol, pentazocine
10-50 ng/mL
Barbiturates
Includes amobarbital, butabarbital, butalbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital,
secobarbital,primidone
200 ng/mL
Tricyclic Antidepressants and SSRIs
Includes amitriptyline, nortriptyline, cyclobenzaprine, imipramine,
desipramine, doxepine, protrptyline, trimipramine,dothiepin, citalopram,
duloxetine,venlafaxine,sertraline
50 ng/mL
Other Drugs of interest
Includes carisoprodol, meprobamate,
methylphenidate,zolpidem,gabapentin,pregabalin
50-300 ng/mL

 

 

Oral Fluid (Saliva) Toxicology

Auspicious Laboratory, performs oral fluid saliva toxicology testing to detect and quantify targeted drugs.  Our technology includes CONFIRMATION (Definitive) by Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS).  All analytes tested will be reported as NEGATIVE (below the stated cutoff value) or POSITIVE (above the cutoff value).

 Available Oral Fluid Confirmation Testing

Amphetamine:  Amphetamine

Benzodiazepines:  Clonazepam, Alprazolam, Lorazepam, Diazepam, Oxazepam, Temazepam, Flurazepam. Flunitrazepam

Gaba Inhibitor:  Gabapentin, Pregabalin

Illicits:  6-Acetylmorphine, Cocaine, Benzoylecgonine, MDMA, Methamphetamine, Phencyclindine, Ketamine

Opiates / Opioids:  Codeine, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Morphine, Oxycodone, Oxymorphone

Relaxant / Sleep Aid:  Carisoprodol, Meprobamate, Zolpidem

Synthetic Opiates / Opioids:  Buprenorphine, Fentanyl, Meperidine, Methadone,, Propoxyphene, Tapentadol, Tramadol, Naloxone, Pentazocine

Tricyclic Antidepressants/ SSRI / SNRI:  Amitriptyline, Desipramine, Imipramine, Citalopram

 

 Virology and Bacteriology

Auspicious Laboratory, performs molecular biology (real time PCR) testing to detect targeted bacterial and virus. All analytes tested will be reported as NEGATIVE (below the stated cutoff value) or POSITIVE (above the cutoff value).

 Available Respiratory Panel tests

 

Viral Targets (18)
Adenovirus Influenza A/H3
Coronavirus HKU1 Influenza A/H1-2009
Coronavirus NL63 Influenza B
Coronavirus 229E Parainfluenza Virus 1
Coronavirus OC43 Parainfluenza Virus 2
Human Metapneumovirus Parainfluenza Virus 3
Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus Parainfluenza Virus 4
Influenza A Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Influenza A/H1 SARS-CoV-2 (Covid19)

 

 

Bacterial Targets (4)
Bordetella pertussis
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Bordetella parapertussis

 

More targets are under development, will come soon.

 

Available GI panel Tests

Bacterial Targets

Campylobacter

Clostridium difficile toxin A/B

Plesiomonas shigelloides

Salmonella

Vibrio

Vibrio Cholerae

Yersinia enterocolitica

Diarrheagenic E.Coli/Shigella

Enteroaggregative E. coli

Enteropathogenic E. coli

Enterotoxigenic E. coli

Shiga-like toxin-producing E. coli

E.coli O157

Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli

Parasites

Cryptosporidium

Cyclospora cayetanensis

Entamoeba histolytica

Giardia lamblia

Viruses

Adenovirus F 40/41

Astrovirus

Norovirus GI/GII

Rotavirus A

Sapovirus

 Available Urine Tract Infection Tests

UTI panel is under development, will come out end of this year

 

 

Covid19 tests

 To respond to the Covid19 testing needs in our community, Auspicious Laboratory is proud to announce adding Covid19 RT-PCR and rapid 15min IgG/IgM antibody testing in the test menu. Covid19 PCR test can be ordered alone or can be ordered with Respiratory Pathogen Panel to test total 22 pathogens that related to respiratory diseases.

Sample Type and Volume Requirements

 All inclusive 22 tests panel:

Sample type: Nasopharyngeal Swab in viral transport media

Sample volume: 300 μl

Covid19 RT-PCR single test:

Sample type: Nasopharyngeal swab, Oropharyngeal Swab or Nasal Swab in dry tube without transport media

IgG/IgM Antibody:

Whole Blood/Serum/Plasma

How to order the test

Please check the RPP, Covid19 or IgG/IgM antibody box on the Auspicious Laboratory requisition form

Turnaround Time

From the time the sample arrives in the lab, it is our goal to have results back to you within 24 hours.

For questions, please contact JJ at 713-266-0808 or email to jjiang@auspiciouslab.com

Sample Collection and shipping instructions

Specimen Preparation: Sterile swab placed in a viral transport media in a sterile, screw top  tube. Do not use calcium alginate swab or wood shafted swab.

Specimen Source: Nasal. See next page Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated (Ship sample with frozen ice packs using overnight shipping label)

Stability: Refrigerated: 3 days

Rejection: Improper collection, unlabeled specimen, name discrepancies, specimen leaked in transit, Dry swabs, Bacterial swab/Long swab w/Gel inside.

Specimen shipment instructions:

Local (Houston) clinics: call Auspicious Laboratory at 713-266-0808 and we will arrange a runner to pick up the sample.

Out of town clinics: Place specimen and 2 frozen ice packs in an insulated mailer and send by UPS/FedEx using the overnight shipping label provided by Auspicious Laboratory