89960:MEPERIDINE (DEMEROL) LEVEL

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89960:MEPERIDINE (DEMEROL) LEVEL
Methodology: High Performance Liquid chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 4/6/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 83925-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Do not use a serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Plasma, any type.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST.