qualitative urine drug screen

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Clinical significance

* Drugs commonly included in a qualitiative urine drug screen:

* most opiate assays are calibrated to detect morphine & codeine

* hydrocodone & oxycodone are variably detected[5]

* methadone & fentanyl are not detected as opiate

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