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Test Code OPATM Opiate Confirmation, Meconium

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Meconium


Advisory Information


For chain-of-custody testing, order OPTMX / Opiate Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Meconium.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Stool container. Small (Random), 4 oz (T288)

Container/Tube: Stool container (T288)

Specimen Volume: 1 g (approximately 1 teaspoon)

Collection Instructions: Collect entire random meconium specimen.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 g (approximately 1/4 teaspoon)

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Meconium Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  28 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

Positives are reported with a quantitative LC-MS/MS result.

Cutoff concentrations

Codeine by LC-MS/MS: 50 ng/g

Hydrocodone by LC-MS/MS: 50 ng/g

Hydromorphone by LC-MS/MS: 50 ng/g

Morphine by LC-MS/MS: 50 ng/g

Oxycodone by LC-MS/MS: 50 ng/g

Oxymorphone by LC-MS/MS: 50 ng/g

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Varies

CPT Code Information

80361

80365

G0480 (if appropriate)

Reject Due To

Other Grossly bloody reject; Pink OK Stool Diapers

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Forms

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