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Opiates, Urine, Quantitative

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code OPIQNT
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? YES
Method Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Container type Random urine.
Amount to Collect 0.5 ML
Sample type Random urine.
Preferred volume 0.5 ML
Min. Volume 0.3 ML
Processing notes ALIQUOT AND FREEZE SAMPLE. TRANSPORT TO CB FROZEN. ORDER ARUP TEST CODE 0090364.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles.
Normal range
Synonyms Opiates Confirmation, Urine
Stability Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 3 years
Turn around times 2-5 DAYS
Additional information For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

This assay is designed to detect codeine, morphine, 6-acetylmorphine (heroin metabolite), hydrocodone, norhydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, noroxycodone, oxymorphone, noroxymorphone.

Identification of specific drug(s) taken by specimen donor is problematic due to common metabolites, some of which are prescription drugs themselves. The absence of expected drug(s) and/or drug metabolite(s) may indicate non-compliance, inappropriate timing of specimen collection relative to drug administration, poor drug absorption, diluted/adulterated urine, or limitations of testing. All drug analytes covered are in the non-glucuronidated (free) forms. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. A very small amount of an unexpected drug analyte in the presence of a large amount of an expected drug analyte may reflect pharmaceutical impurity. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.
CPT coding 80361-90, 80365-90
Last Updated 8/22/2017 5:34:30 PM
Entry Number 1762
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