Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Identification
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80353
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Cocaine Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 60 Stimulant
2 Cocaethylene Cocaine/Ethanol By-Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 60 Stimulant
3 Benzoylecgonine Cocaine Degradation Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 150 Stimulant
4 Meta-Hydroxybenzoylecgonine 3-Hydroxybenzoylecgonine Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 60 Stimulant

Specimen Type
Meconium
Requested Volume
5 g
Minimum Volume
5 g
Special Handling
Collect at least 5 grams, approximately 1 tablespoon, of the black- tarry Meconium sample and place into a clean 40 mL polyethylene bottle. The sample may be combined several times from each evacuation up to approximately 72 hours or when the sample starts to turn yellowish-green.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Cocaine Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 60 Stimulant
2 Cocaethylene Cocaine/Ethanol By-Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 60 Stimulant
3 Benzoylecgonine Cocaine Degradation Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 150 Stimulant
4 Meta-Hydroxybenzoylecgonine 3-Hydroxybenzoylecgonine Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/g 60 Stimulant

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LOINC® Information

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.