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)
80307
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days (If Positive: 15 days)

Test Includes
1 Nicotine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 2.5 Stimulant
2 Cotinine Nicotine Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Stimulant
3 Anabasine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 2.5 Tobacco Smoke Exposure Marker

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5674U Nicotine and Metabolite with Anabasine Confirmation, Urine
Specimen Type
Urine
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.

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/mL 2.5 Stimulant
2 Cotinine Nicotine Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Stimulant
3 Anabasine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 2.5 Tobacco Smoke Exposure Marker

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