Injecting Drug Use Workup

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

Laboratory Studies

See the list below:

  • 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

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Other Tests

See the list below:

  • Electrocardiogram

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