METHADONE, URINE, CLINICAL, QUALITATIVE

Components
Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Urine Panels.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Mix well and send 10 mL urine (2.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Rejection Criteria
Urine catheter cup (with needle)

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

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

Reference Range
Decision level: 150 ng/mL

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeUSMTH
CPT-4 Code (s)
80307
LOINC Codes
Methadone:   3773-9  
Creatinine:   2161-8  
Adulterant:   58715-4:   58715-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory