Buprenorphine and Metabolite - Total (Qualitative), Meconium Test (4127ME)

Buprenorphine and Metabolite - Total (Qualitative), Meconium Test (4127ME)

Analysis Code 4127ME 
Test Name Buprenorphine and Metabolite - Total (Qualitative), Meconium 
Test Includes Buprenorphine - Total; Norbuprenorphine - Total 
Compound Synonym(s) Buprenorphine Metabolite; Suboxone 
Purpose Identification by GC/MS; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Narcotic Analgesic 
Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 5 g Meconium 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
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. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [LC-MS/MS] Tuesday Thursday / 4 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80348, 80362 
**Minimum Volume 5 g 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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