Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80325
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Ephedrine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Stimulant, Anorexogenic
2 Pseudoephedrine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Antihistamine, Decongestant
3 Phenylpropanolamine Norephedrine; PPA High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Decongestant, Stimulant
4 Norpseudoephedrine Cathine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Bronchodilator, Stimulant

Test Also Known As
Ephedra; Ma Huang; PSE; Sudafed®
Specimen Type
Urine
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.2 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: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 6 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 6 month(s)
1 Ephedrine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Stimulant, Anorexogenic
2 Pseudoephedrine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Antihistamine, Decongestant
3 Phenylpropanolamine Norephedrine; PPA High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Decongestant, Stimulant
4 Norpseudoephedrine Cathine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Bronchodilator, Stimulant

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