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Test Code LAB11291 Opiate GC/MS Confirmation Urine - Covenant Laboratory Only

Department

Send Outs

Reference Lab Test Number

UCOPT

Primary Collection Container

Yellow Urine Vacutainer (No Additive)

Alternate Collection Container

Sterile Urine Cup

Transport

Urine Refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Mix well and send 10.0 mL urine refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Stability

Room Temperature: 48 hours

Refrigerated: 14 days

Frozen: 14 days

Minimum Testing Volume

1.5 mL

Reference Range

Decision Level: 25 ng/mL

Methodology

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Monday-Friday

Reported

2-3 days

CPT Codes

G0480 (80361, 80365)

Additional Information

Components

GC/MS confirmation for morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone and oxymorphone. Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Urine Panels with GC/MS confirmations.

Unacceptable Conditions

Urine catheter cup (with needle)