BUPRENORPHINE CONFIRMATION, URINE

Components
Confirmation for presence of Buprenorphine and norbuprenorphine. Also see Drug screen, Pain Management Panel.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Send 10.0 mL urine (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic container.

Rejection Criteria
Urine catheter cup (with needle)

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrophometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Decision level: <5 ng/mL

Performed
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Turnaround Time1-3 days
Test CodeUCBUP
CPT-4 Code (s)
80348 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Buprenorphine:   49752-9  
Norbuprenorphine:   49751-1  
Creatinine:   2161-8  
Adulterant:   58715-4  

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