Purpose
Abuse Monitoring; Forensic Analysis
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80307
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Known Interference(s)
Fentanyl [LC-MS/MS]: 4-methylphenethyl acetyl fentanyl
Turnaround Time

9 days (If Positive: 17 days)

Test Includes
1 Fentanyl Duragesic®; Sublimaze® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/g 0.1 Anesthetic, Opioid Analgesic 4-methylphenethyl acetyl fentanyl
2 Hair Length High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) cm

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5251H Fentanyl Confirmation (Qualitative), Hair
Specimen Type
Hair
Requested Volume
300 mg
Minimum Volume
300 mg
Special Handling
Collect a pencil-thick segment of hair. Bundle, cut at roots, wrap with twist tie at root end.
Specimen Container
NMS Protectikit or Hair collection kit

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature
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 Fentanyl Duragesic®; Sublimaze® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/g 0.1 Anesthetic, Opioid Analgesic 4-methylphenethyl acetyl fentanyl
2 Hair Length High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) cm

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