Methylphenidate, Urine

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Methylphenidate Urine
Synonyms:Ritalin; Ritalinic Acid
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80360 x1
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
Collection Instructions:Submit entire collection.
Causes for Rejection:Specimen received unfrozen.

Processing and Shipping

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


Reference Range:Not established.

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