Buprenorphine and Metabol93031

Test Code
BUPRENORP

Alias/See Also
BUPRENORP

CPT Codes
80348

Includes
Buprenorphine, Buprenorphine Glucuronide, Norbuprenorphine, Norbuprenorphine Glucuronide

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

Minimum Volume
1

Instructions
Draw one red top tube (no gel) send serum at room temp

Transport Container
RED

Transport Temperature
T

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

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

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

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

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Thurs, Sat; Report available: 3-5 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory report

Clinical Significance
The analysis of buprenorphine and metabolites is useful for the monitoring of compliance to drug therapy.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
27027 Tourney Road
Valencia, CA 91355-5386



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.