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Nicotine and Metabolite, Quantitative, Urine*

SIM

21209 

CPT

80323 

Synonyms

Tobacco; Nicotine Quant 

Specimen Type

Urine (random) 

Container

Urine container, no preservative

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

Volume : 1 ml.

Minimum volume : 0.5 ml.

Additional Information

Measurement of nicotine and its metabolites to monitor success of smoking cessation programs, detect passive exposure and evaluate  nontobacco nicotine exposure

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Transport Requirements

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature and Refrigerated : 14 days

Rejection Criteria

Quantity not sufficient

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Nicotine and Cotinine 

Methodology

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

070045 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

*Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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