Methadone, GCMS, Gastric

Test Code
2088

CPT Codes
83840

Preferred Specimen
5 mL gastric contents

Minimum Volume
2.5 mL

Transport Container
Sterile Container, leak-proof

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Thurs; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
None detected

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.