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Nicotine Metabolite Screen, Urine *

SIM

21207 

CPT

80323

Synonyms

Cotinine, Urine; Nicotine Qualitative 

Specimen Type

Urine (random) 

Container

Urine Container

Collection Instructions

Volume

 Volume :5 mL 
Minimum volume: 1.1 mL 

Additional Information

Marker for active smoking; medical surveillance; smoking cessation programs. Cotinine is the major metabolite of nicotine and may be detected for as long as seven days after exposure. Cutoff is set high to rule out passive inhalation. 
This is not intended for medical-legal use. 

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Transport Requirements

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

 Room Temperature or Refrigerated :14 days  

Rejection Criteria

Quantity not sufficient

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Nicotine metabolite 

Methodology

Immunoassay 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

716555 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

02/20/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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