OPIATE, URINE, FORENSIC, LC/MS/MS CONFIRMATION (QUANTITATIVE)

Test Documentation
Components
Must be accompanied by appropriate chain of custody. LC/MS/MS confirmation for morphine, codeine, hydrocodone and hydromorphone, oxycodone, oxymorphone. Positive morphines will be reflexed to 6-acetylmorphine. Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Urine Panels–Forensic with LC/MS/MS confirmations.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Mix well and send 20.0 mL urine (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spetrometry

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

Reference Range
Decision Level:   Morphine   2000 ng/mL  
   Codeine   2000 ng/mL  
   Hydrocodone   400 ng/mL  
   Hydromorphone   400 ng/mL  
   Oxycodone   400 ng/mL  
   Oxymorphone   400 ng/mL  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1-2 days
Test CodeUOPGF
CPT-4 Code (s)
80364 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Morphine
16251-1
Codeine   16250-3  
Hydrocodone   16252-9  
Hydromorphone   16998-7  
Oxycodone   16249-5  
Oxymorphone   17395-5  
6-monoacetylmorphine   19593-3  
Chain of custody   LOINC not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory