Meperidine, Confirmation, Oral

Demerol
TEST CODE
CRA1592
CPT
80362
Expected
Turnaround Time
24-48 hours
Patient Preparation
Fasting specimen is preferred but not necessary

Specimen Requirements

Specimen
Oral
Volume
1 mL
Container
Oral: Orasure Intercept Collection Device
Preparation
Oral: Place collection pad between lower cheek and gums for 5 minutes, push collection pad into specimen vail as far as it will go, snap off collection wand and cap vial until it snaps.
Stability
Oral: Room Temperature - 1 week; Refrigerated - 3 weeks
Storage Instructions
Room temperature is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage (three days); refrigerated or frozen specimen is also acceptable

Test Details

Methodology
LCMS/MS analysis with AB Sciex 6500 Qtrap
Rejection Criteria
Received outside stability window; Incorrect sample type; Incorrect collection device; name discrepancy; no name on sample

Test Components

Meperidine
Normeperidine

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