Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; Abuse Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Nitrous Oxide Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/g 1.8 Anesthetic

Test Also Known As
Laughing Gas
Specimen Type
Tissue
Requested Volume
10 g
Minimum Volume
10 g
Special Handling
Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
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: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Nitrous Oxide Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/g 1.8 Anesthetic

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