The Instant-View® Barbiturate urine drug test is a one-step, lateral flow test designed to detect barbiturates in human urine at a cut-off level of 200 ng/ml. The accuracy rate for this test is >99%. This analyte is US FDA Cleared, CE Marked and is available in some OTC Cleared/CLIA-Waived formats.
Barbiturates are central nervous system depressants and are used as hypnotic sedatives. Barbiturates are detectable in human urine for up to 30 days for chronic users and 30-76 hours for casual users. The Instant-View® Barbiturate urine drug test is intended for use by healthcare professionals only and provides preliminary screening results of usage. It is recommended that a more specific chemical method (i.e. GC/MS) be used in order to obtain a confirmed analytical result.
Available in the following formats:
- Cassette with pipette (packaged 25 per kit box)
- Dip cassette (packaged 25 per kit box)
- Dip strip (packaged 50 per kit box)
- It also has the option of being included in the Instant-View® multi-drug screen test cards, panels or SplitScreen cups.
|Definition||Street Names||Possible Cross Reactants for Tests|
|Drug used for controlling epilepsy and occasionally used for migraine relief (i.e. Butalbital, Florinal), drug induced comas, etc.||Barbs, barbies, sleepers, block busters, etc.||Possibly phenytoin, which is chemically related to barbiturates, and is used for the treatment of epilepsy.|