PROPOXYPHENE, SERUM, QUANTITATIVE

Components
Propoxyphene, Norpropoxyphene and combined total

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 4.0 mL serum (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, fluoride, oxalate

Methodology
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodePRPH
CPT-4 Code (s)
80367 (G6056)
LOINC Codes
3543-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory