Meperidine and Metabolite, Serum/Plasma Test (8721SP)
||Meperidine and Metabolite, Serum/Plasma
||Demerol®; Meperidine Metabolite; Pethidine®
||Quantitation by GC with Confirmation of Identity by GC/MS; This test is New York State approved.
||Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
||3 mL Serum or Plasma
||NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.
||Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
||Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[GC & 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.