Methamphetamine and Metabolite, Serum/Plasma

Test Code
7435

CPT Codes
80324 (G0480)

Includes
Amphetamine and Methamphetamine

Preferred Specimen
Minimum: 1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 16 days
Refrigerated: 16 days
Frozen: 16 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Serum separator tube SST®

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri a.m.; Report available: 7 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
200 Welsh Rd
Horsham, PA 19044



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