Propoxyphene, Meconium, Quantitative

Test Code

CPT Codes

Propoxyphene, Norpropoxyphene, and Combined Total

Preferred Specimen
5 grams meconium

Minimum Volume
1 gram

Transport Container
Plastic container, leak-proof

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

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

Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Sat nights; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
None detected

Detection limit: 50 ng/g

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.