Purpose
Rule Out Use of Nicotine Products (i.e. Cigarettes, etc.)
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80323
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Nicotine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/g 2.5 Stimulant
2 Cotinine Nicotine Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/g 5 Stimulant

Specimen Type
Tissue
Requested Volume
10 g
Minimum Volume
10 g
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: 19 day(s)
Refrigerated: 19 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Nicotine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/g 2.5 Stimulant
2 Cotinine Nicotine Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/g 5 Stimulant

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