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Test Code MISC2MAYO6MAMU 6-Monoacetylmorphine Confirmation, Random, Urine

Important Note

Miscellaneous Test

Reporting Name

6-MAM Confirmation, U

Useful For

Determination of heroin use

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Advisory Information


1. For chain-of-custody testing, order 6MAMX / 6-Monoacetylmorphine, Chain of Custody, Urine. For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available.

2. If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, order ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine.

3. Additional drug panels and specific requests are available. Call 800-533-1710 or 507-266-5700.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Collection Container Tube: Plastic urine container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. No specimen substitutions.

2. STATS are not accepted for this test.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Cutoff concentrations:

6-MAM

<5 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 8 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80356

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
6MAMU 6-MAM Confirmation, U 19593-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
30983 6-Monoacetylmorphine by GC/MS 19593-3
29898 6-MAM Interpretation 69050-3
29899 Chain of Custody 77202-0

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Secondary ID

89605

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.