Methylphenidate, Urine


Sunquest Code:URIT  
Epic Code:LAB3126Epic Name:Methylphenidate Urine
Synonyms:Ritalin; Ritalinic Acid
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
Test Includes:Test includes methylphenidate and ritalinic acid.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 days.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 10 mL, 1 mL minimum. Refrigerate  or freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen (preferred) or refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:3080


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