Codeine and Morphine Confirmation, Serum


Sunquest Code:CODMOR  
Epic Code:LAB6881Epic Name:Codeine and Morphine Confirmation Serum
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; stat testing is available for an additional charge.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are the most reproducible.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL, 2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Up to 3 days refrigerated; for longer storage freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:170


Interpretive

Reference Range:Codeine: 10-100 ng/mL Morphine: 21-65 ng/mL


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