Opiates - Free and Total, Serum/Plasma Test (8671SP)

Opiates - Free and Total, Serum/Plasma Test (8671SP)

Analysis Code 8671SP 
Test Name Opiates - Free and Total, Serum/Plasma 
Test Includes 6-MAM - Free; Codeine - Free; Codeine - Total; Dihydrocodeine / Hydrocodol - Free; Dihydrocodeine / Hydrocodol - Total; Hydrocodone - Free; Hydrocodone - Total; Hydromorphone - Free; Hydromorphone - Total; Morphine - Free; Morphine - Total; Oxycodone - Free; Oxycodone - Total; Oxymorphone - Free; Oxymorphone - Total 
Compound Synonym(s) 6-Monoacetylmorphine; Dicodid®; Dilaudid®; Heroin Metabolite; Hydrocodone Metabolite; Numorphan®; Opana®; OxyContin®; Oxycodone Metabolite; Roxicodone®; Vicodin®; Zohydro® 
Purpose Identification and Quantitation by LC-MS/MS; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Drug Metabolite, Narcotic Analgesic 
Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
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 Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Note: Sample rejection criteria for this test is based on refrigerated conditions. While 6-MAM stability is best if frozen, positive findings are routinely found in non-frozen samples. If optimal stability is required for this analyte, freeze the specimen and order test 2276SP, 2276B or 2276U which includes Heroin Metabolites.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [LC-MS/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 4 days
[LC-MS/MS] Monday-Friday 2nd Shift / 4 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80361, 80365
80356, 80361, 80365 
**Minimum Volume 0.94 mL 
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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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