BUPRENORPHINE AND METABOLITES, LC/MS/MS, SERUM

Components
Buprenorphine, Buprenorphine Glucuronide, Norbuprenorphine, Norbuprenorphine Glucuronide

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Serum: SST

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeBUPMS
CPT-4 Code (s)
80348 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Bupernorphine:   53846-2  
Norbuprenorphine:   53880-1  
Buprenorphine Glucoronide:   89321-4  
Norbuprenorphine Glucuronide:   89322-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory