87970:FENTANYL AND METABOLITE, BLOOD

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87970:FENTANYL AND METABOLITE, BLOOD
Alias Names: Innovar / Sublimaze®
Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography / Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC/MS/MS)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Released: 72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80100-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Two 5 mL red top tubes. Also acceptable: Plasma or blood. Do not use serum separator tube (SST) or plasma separator tube (PST). For urine, see Fentanyl and Metabolite, Quantitative, Urine (36288).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial.
Stability: 14 days ambient or refrigerated, or 14 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 4 mL serum, plasma, or blood.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL serum, plasma, or blood (micro method; does not allow for repeats or confirmations).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Includes fentanyl and norfentanyl. Confirmation testing is automatically performed on all positive screens, at an additional charge.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST or PST.