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Benzodiazepines, Urine
BENZO

Information

Drug Monitoring, Benzodiazepines, Screen, Urine. This test measures levels of benzodiazepine metabolites in urine. The benzodiazepine class of drugs are traditionally classified as depressants. They are used therapeutically to produce sedation, induce sleep, relieve anxiety, treat muscle spasms, and to prevent seizures. In general, benzodiazepines act as hypnotics in high doses, anxiolytics in moderate doses, and sedatives in low doses.
Components: Alpha-Hydroxyalprazolam, Alpha-Hydroxymidazolam, Alpha-Hydroxytriazolam, Alprazolam

Methodology
LC/MS-MS
Specimen Required

Urine. Minimum Volume: 0.5 (1) mL
Stability: Room Temperature – 1 Day, Refrigerated – 7 Days

CPT Code(s)
See individual component