SUBOXONE® - FREE, SERUM/PLASMA

Components
Includes Buprenorphine-Free, Naloxone-Free, Norbuprenorphine-Free

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum (0.7 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST or PST

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 13 days; Refrigerated: 29 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeSUBOX
CPT-4 Code (s)
80348, 80362 (or G0480)
LOINC Codes
Buprenorphine-Free:   34132  
Naloxone-Free:   28061-0  
Norbuprenorphine-Free:   53881-9  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory