Injecting Drug Use Workup

Updated: Mar 31, 2016
  • Author: Gloria J Baciewicz, MD; Chief Editor: Eduardo Dunayevich, MD  more...
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Laboratory Studies

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  • Sequential Multiple Analysis–twelve-channel biochemical profile (SMA 12)
  • CBC count with differential
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen and surface antibody
  • Hepatitis C antibody
  • Rapid plasma reagent (RPR) test
  • HIV serum antibody test (performed in 2 steps, with a screening test such as the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay [ELISA] and a confirmatory test such as the Western blot)
  • Purified protein derivative (PPD) test
  • Urine screen for common drugs of abuse

Other Tests

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  • Electrocardiogram