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Meperidine Qualitative Screen and Confirmation, Urine

Mnemonic

U M MEPER

Synonym

Demerol - Pethidine

Includes

Meperidine screen by EIA. If presumptively detected, a qualitative confirmatory test by LCMSMS will follow (includes Meperidine and Normeperidine metabolite).

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Random urine in a sterile container

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

Screen: 7 days/week

Confirmation: Tues - Sat

Reported

1-3 days

Method

Screen: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Confirmation: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LCMSMS)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Screen: Not Detected < 200 ng/mL

Confirmation: Not Detected < 50 ng/mL

CPT Codes

80307 (EIA screen), 80373 (LCMSMS confirmation)

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 05:19:19 AM


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