Methaqualone, Quantitative, Serum or Plasma - LG1467


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Quaalude; METHQC
Methodology:Quantitative gas chromatography/mass spectrometry
CPT Code:80375
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Collection in a gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.7 mL minimum. Store at refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Also acceptable at room temperature or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:0091090


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Therapeutic monitoring and assess toxicity.


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