Tramadol Ultram and O Desmethyltramadol, Serum

Sunquest Code:XMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Tramadol O-Desmethyltramadol
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-10 days.
Special Instructions:Stat specimens are available daily for an additional charge.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (sodium heparin, no gel))

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1.5 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Samples are stable up to 3 days at room temperature; for longer storage refrigerate or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:238


Reference Range:Tramadol: 100-1000 ng/mL O-desmethyltramadol: Less than 200 ng/mL

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