Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
Detect the presence of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), an illicit hallucinogen
Urine (random), protected from light
Amber plastic urine container without preservative
Use amber plastic urine container with amber top. (If amber containers are unavailable, cover standard urine container completely, top and bottom, with aluminum foil. Identify specimen with patient’s name directly on the container and on the outside of the aluminum foil. Secure with tape.)
Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.
Specimen not protected from light; urine from preservative tube