The Instant-View® TCA urine drug test is a one-step, lateral flow test intended to detect tricyclic antidepressants (TCA) in human urine at a cut-off level of 1000 ng/ml. The accuracy rate for this test is 97.5%. This analyte is US FDA Cleared, CE Marked and available in some OTC Cleared/CLIA-Waived formats.
TCA are a group of antidepressant drugs taken orally or intramuscularly. This test is capable of detecting amitriptyline, desipramine, Imipramine and nortriptyline. The Instant-View® TCA urine drug test provides qualitative screening results and is for use by health care professionals only. It is recommended that a more specific alternate 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 strip (packaged 50 per kit box)
- Dip cassette (packaged 25 per kit box)
- It also has the option of being included in the Instant-View® multi-drug screen test cards, panels or Split Screen cups.