PROPOXYPHENE AND METABOLITE, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 4.0 mL serum (0.7 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, sodium citrate

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST

Methodology
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 90 days

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodePROME
CPT-4 Code (s)
80367 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Propoxyphine   3543-6  
Norpropoxyphene   10341-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory