Heroin, Confirmation


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Diacetylmorphine; Diamorphine
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
Test Includes:Morphine and 6-Acetylmorphine
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:14 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Gel barrier tubes


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 7 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:790560


Interpretive

Reference Range:Morphine: 21-65 ng/mL     6 ACETYLMORPHINE: Not detected


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