SAMSHA International cut-offs for immunoassay screening :
PCP / Phencyclidine.
Used in powder, capsule and tablet form, powders is either snorted or smoked after mixing it with marijuana or vegetable matter . Phencyclidine is most commonly administered by inhalation but can be used intravenously, intra-nasally and orally. After low doses, the user thinks and acts swiftly and experiences mood swings from euphoria to depression. Self-injurious behavior is one of the devastating effects of phencyclidine.
PCP can be found in urine within 4-6 hours after use and will remain in the urine for 7-14 days, depending on factors such as metabolic rate, users age, weight, activity and diet.
The PCP assay contained within the First Sign One Step Drug of Abuse Test yields a positive result when the concentration of Phencyclidine in urine exceeds 25ng/mL This is the suggested screening cut-off for positive specimens set by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA USA)
Single Panel Urine Screens Available for :
Simplicity of Use:
1. Collect specimen from donor
2. Insert test into specimen
3. Read results in 5 minutes
4. 2 lines = negative / 1 line = non-negative
Please note: Non-negative results are presumptive and should be confirmed through GC/MS (gas chromatograph/mass spectrometery)