Testable Substances and Sample Collection

In Maine, the substances that can be tested are determined by the Department of Health and Human Services, as are the screening and concentration levels at which they can be tested. The table below summarizes the screening and confirmation concentrations of the testable substances.

Please contact mdol@maine.gov or 207-623-7902 for more information.

Drug Screening and Confirmation Levels
Substances
Urine
Hair
Oral Fluids
Sweat (per patch)
Screen Confirm Screen Confirm Screen Confirm Screen Confirm
6-Acetylmorphine 10 ng/L 10 ng/mL (only if morphine > 2000) N/A 200 pg/mg N/A 4 ng/mL N/A N/A
Alcohol 0.02 g/100mL 0.02 g/100mL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Amphetamine/ Methamphetamine 500 ng/mL 250 ng/mL 500 pg/mg 300 pg/mg 50 ng/mL 50 ng/mL 25 ng/patch 25 ng/patch
Barbiturates 300 ng/mL 300 ng/mL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Benzodiazepines 300 ng/mL 200 ng/mL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cocaine and/or metabolites 150 ng/mL 100 ng/mL 500 pg/mg Cocaine, 500 pg/mg metabolites, 50 pg/mg 20 ng/mL 8 ng/mL 25 ng/patch 25 ng/patch
Marijuana and/or metabolites (Cannabinoids) 50 ng/mL 15 ng/mL 1 pg/mg 0.05 pg/mg 4 ng/mL 2 ng/mL 4 ng/patch 1 ng/patch
MDA N/A 250 ng/mL N/A 300 pg/mg N/A 50 ng/mL N/A 25 ng/patch
MDEA N/A 250 ng/mL N/A 300 pg/mg N/A 50 ng/mL N/A 25 ng/patch
MDMA 500 ng/mL 250 ng/mL 500 pg/mg 300 pg/mg 50 ng/mL 50 ng/mL 25 ng/patch 25 ng/patch
Methadone 300 ng/mL 300 ng/mL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Methaqualone 300 ng/mL 300 ng/mL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Opiates and/or metabolites (Morphine, Codeine) 2000 ng/mL 2000 ng/mL 200 pg/mg 200 pg/mg 40 ng/mL 40 ng/mL 25 ng/patch 25 ng/patch
Phencyclidine 25 ng/mL 25 ng/mL 300 pg/mg 300 pg/mg 10 ng/mL 10 ng/mL 20 ng/patch 20 ng/patch