CSU’s Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Test

CSU’s reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol test is performed by AEGIS Sciences Corporation. Please see the Office of Policy and Compliance for a copy of CSU’s Drug and Alcohol Policy. http://policylibrary.colostate.edu/

Information about this test:

This test detects more drugs, detects lower drug thresholds, detects drugs for a longer period of time, and is more resistant to adulteration than routine drug screens. The alcohol test (EtG) has a 72 hour window. Below is the test threshold for drugs contained in this testing profile.

Drug Class Testing Threshold

Drug ClassAEGIS Test ScreenAEGIS Confirmation Screen
Amphetamine/ Methamphetamine500 ng/mL250/ 100 ng/mL
Ecstasy/ MDMA250 ng/mL100 ng/mL
Barbiturates200 ng/mL100 ng/ mL
Benzodiazepines200 ng/ mL100 ng/ mL
Cocaine100 ng/ mL50 ng/ mL
Marijuana20 ng/ mL5 ng/ mL
Opiates (Narcotics)100 ng/ mL100 ng/ mL
Phencyclidine (PCP)20 ng/ mL10 ng/ mL

The test in addition includes synthetic cannabinoids (aka “spice”), synthetic cathinones (“bath salts”) and alcohol (ethyl glucuronide.)

AmphetaminesBarbituratesBenzodiazepinesOpiate AnalgesicsOther
Amphetamine (Adderall, Dexedrine)Phenobarbital (Solfoton)Daizepam (Valium)Codeine (Tylenol#3, Tylenol#4)Marijuana
Oxazepam (Serax)Morpine (Avinza, Kadian, MS Contin)Cocaine/ Crack
MDMA (Ecstasy)Amobarbital (Amytal)Temazepam (Resoril)Dihydrocodeine (Synalgos-DC)Synthetic Cannabinoids
MDA (Adam)Butalbital (Floricet)Alprazolam (Xanax)Hydrocodone
(Vicodin, Lortab, Norco)
Synthetic cathinones
MDEA (Eve)Pentobarbital (Nembutal)Clonazepam (Klonopin)Hydromorphone (Dilaudid, Exalgo)Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG)
Phentermine (Adipex-P)Flurazepam (Dalmane)Oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet)
PMALorazepam (Ativan)Oxymorphone (Opana)