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Published on April 06, 2015

Opiates Confirmation, Urine

Yellow top Urine Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB417
EPIC ORDER
OPIATES, URINE, QUANTITATIVE
CPT Code(s) 80364
Group/Individual Test Group - group members - See separate Table (Opiate Confirmation Panel Members.doc)
Laboratory Core Lab - performed by: Special Chemistry Lab
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 10 mL random urine; no acids or preservatives; Deliver to lab immediately; see important Comments
Stability

Room Temperature: 4 hrs

Off Site Collections:
Aliquot tube & Refrigerate 2 - 8°C. Frozen -20°C acceptable
Refrigerated 2 - 8°C: 7 Days
Frozen -20°C: 2 Months
Availability Routine: Performed 5 days/week, Monday-Friday, no weekends, no holidays; Not available STAT
Turnaround Time 2-4 days
Reference Range Normal: Requires provider interpretation; see Opiate Confirmation Panel Members for limits of detection..
 
Comments

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry

This is not a screening test; test is to be used for confirmation testing.

Multiple test requests with same sample type will require additional volumes for testing.

See separate Table for opiates, and their expected metabolites (Opiates Confirmation Panel Members.doc)

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 20, 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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