Ephedrine Screen, Serum/Plasma Test (9165SP)

Ephedrine Screen, Serum/Plasma Test (9165SP)

Analysis Code 9165SP 
Test Name Ephedrine Screen, Serum/Plasma 
Test Includes Ephedrine 
Compound Synonym(s) Ephedra; Ma Huang 
Purpose Exclusion Screen; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Stimulant, Anorexogenic 
Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 16 day(s)
Refrigerated: 16 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 16 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [LC-MS/MS] Monday-Friday / 7 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80307 
**Minimum Volume 0.6 mL 
Reflex Testing
(when required, addl' fee may apply)
5511SP - Ephedrine Confirmation, Serum/Plasma 
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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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