Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80353
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Cocaine Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Stimulant
2 Cocaethylene Cocaine/Ethanol By-Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Stimulant
3 Benzoylecgonine Cocaine Degradation Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 50 Stimulant
4 Ecgonine Methyl Ester Cocaine Metabolite Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Stimulant

Test Also Known As
Blow; Crack; Snow
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate).
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Cocaine Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Stimulant
2 Cocaethylene Cocaine/Ethanol By-Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Stimulant
3 Benzoylecgonine Cocaine Degradation Product Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 50 Stimulant
4 Ecgonine Methyl Ester Cocaine Metabolite Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Stimulant

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