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OPIATES EXPANDED CONFIRMATION, URINE

Mnemonic

_CM OPIATE

Synonym

Codeine - Tylenol-3 - Hydrocodone - Vicodin, Lortab, Norco - Hydromorphone - Dilaudid - Morphine - MS Contin, Avinza

Includes

Codeine, Morphine, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Norhydrocodone

Guidelines

Order Oxycodone Confirmation, Urine if Oxycodone or Oxymorphone testing is indicated.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine in sterile container

Supply Item Number - 135327

Handling

Refrigerate (2-8°C) if unable to deliver to the lab within 3 days

Preferred Volume

10 mL

Minimum Volume

5 mL

Transport

Ambient (20-25°C)

Rejection Criteria

If minimum specimen volume is not received, testing will not be performed.

Stability

Ambient (20-25°C): 3 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 10 days; Frozen (<-10°C): 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Tue - Sat

Reported

1-2 days

Method

Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Reference Values

Reference Values

Codeine, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Norhydrocodone: Not Detected < 50 ng/mL

Morphine: Not Detected < 100 ng/mL

Comments

Drugs of Abuse Detection Times and Drug Metabolites

Codeine and Morphine levels < 2000 ng/mL may be from poppy seed consumption.

CPT Codes

80361

Last Updated: Friday, March 10, 2017 01:58:07 PM


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