Hydromorphone, GC/MS Confirmation

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Hydromorphone
Synonyms:Dilaudid; Dihydromorphinone
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80299 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-10 days. Stat testing is available daily for an additional charge.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gel-barrier tube.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL, 2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Samples are stable refrigerated 2 weeks, and frozen 6 months.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (LabCorp via MedTox)
Referral Lab number:814715


Critical Range:Greater than or equal to 90 ng/mL
Reference Range:1-30 ng/mL

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