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Tapentadol, Qualitative Screen and Confirmation, Urine

Mnemonic

U M TAPENT

Synonym

Tapentadol - Nucynta

Includes

Confirmation will reflex if screen detects Tapentadol. Qualitative confirmation includes Tapentadol and N-Desmethyltapentadol (metabolite).

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Random urine in a sterile container

Handling

Refrigerate (2-8°C)

Preferred Volume

10 mL

Minimum Volume

5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Test may not be performed if the volume is below minimum.

Testing Information

Performed

Screen: 7 days/week
Confirmation: Mon-Fri

Reported

72 hours

Method

Screen: Enzyme Immunoassay
Confirmation: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Reference Values

Reference Values

Screen: Not Detected < 200 ng/mL

Confirmation: Not Detected < 50 ng/mL

Comments

Tramadol may cross-react with Tapentadol screen. Correlate clinically once confirmation results are received.

CPT Codes

80307 (EIA Screen), 80373 (LCMSMS confirmation)

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 04:47:08 AM


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