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Codeine Level, Blood

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

None specified

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin or Gold SST

Preferred Vol: 10 mL

Minimum Vol:

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp N
  Refrigerated Y
  Frozen Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N  Drawn daily; shipped Mon - Thurs 7 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number: (800) 832-3244

 

 

Reference Range

 

Range 50 - 200 nG/mL
Critical Value 1100 nG/mL

 

 

 

Methodology

Method: GC/MS

Analytical Volume: 1.2 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83925

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Codeine Confirmatio, Serum
Reference Test Number: 32
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via FedEx using a Medtox requisition and a Medtox paid airbill.