Cocaine and Metabolites (Qualitative), Meconium Test (1300ME)
||Cocaine and Metabolites (Qualitative), Meconium
||Benzoylecgonine; Cocaethylene; Cocaine; Meta-Hydroxybenzoylecgonine
||3-Hydroxybenzoylecgonine; Blow; Cocaine Degradation Product; Cocaine/Ethanol By-Product; Crack; Snow
||Identification by GC/MS; This test is New York State approved.
||Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
||5 g Meconium
||Plastic container (preservative-free)
||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
||Room Temperature: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[GC/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.