Methadone Screen/Confirm, Urine [7176Z]

Test Code

CPT Codes

If screen is positive or equivocal, confirmation will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 80358; G0480).

Preferred Specimen
30 mL of a random urine, or unpreserved urine collected in a sterile plastic leak-proof container

Minimum Volume
5 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Random clean-catch urine

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 1 year

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Urine with preservative

Screen: Immunoassay (IA) • Confirmation: Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Daily; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

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.