Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80356
80361
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Morphine - Free Heroin Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Narcotic Analgesic
2 6-MAM - Free 6-Monoacetylmorphine; Heroin Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 1 Drug Metabolite

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Gray top tube is the preferred container.
Specimen Container
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Frozen
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 2 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Morphine - Free Heroin Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Narcotic Analgesic
2 6-MAM - Free 6-Monoacetylmorphine; Heroin Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 1 Drug Metabolite

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