Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80362
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Meperidine Demerol® Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.01 Analgesic, Anesthetic
2 Normeperidine Meperidine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.01 Analgesic, Anesthetic

Test Also Known As
Pethidine®
Specimen Type
Urine
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 6 month(s)
Refrigerated: 6 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 6 month(s)
1 Meperidine Demerol® Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.01 Analgesic, Anesthetic
2 Normeperidine Meperidine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.01 Analgesic, Anesthetic

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