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Methadone, Urine (Screen)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Specimen Type

Test ID LAB1054
EPIC ORDER
METHADONE, URINE, QUALITATIVE
CPT Code(s) 80307
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine: 30
STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 10 mL Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive); See important comments
micro: 4 mL Random Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive)
Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days
Refrigerator: 12 weeks
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs./day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours
STAT: 1 hr.
Reference Range Undefined
Comments

The reference range is undefined.

Methadone may be detected in the urine up to ~72 hours after last ingestion. The urine methadone screening test detects the presence of methadone at a concentration of 300 ng/mL or greater; the methadone metabolite(EDDP) may also be detected. Methadone Confirmation testing should be considered for positive screens.

Specimens containing preservatives are not acceptable.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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