Acetylmorphine, Urine

CPT: 80356
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • 6-MAM
  • 6-Monoacetylmorphine, Heroin

Use

Detection of heroin use

Methodology

Mass spectrometry (MS)

Reference Interval

Cutoff: 10 ng/mL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Urine

Volume

20 mL

Container

Use plastic urine drug bottle and tamper-evident seal for forensic specimen. Collection kits are available by request from the laboratory.

Collection

Urine temperature monitoring is recommended for samples to be tested for medicolegal purposes.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature. If arrival extends beyond seven days, then refrigerate.

Causes for Rejection

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; improper specimen (serum, plasma, blood); incomplete chain-of-custody documentation; incomplete specimen identification; improper or missing tamper-evident seals

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

Chain-of-custody documentation is required for samples submitted for preëmployment, random employee testing, and forensic purposes. For other applications, use the standard request form. Please mark chain-of-custody test number on the request form.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
716159 6-Acetylmorphine, Conf 716160 6-Acetylmorphine,GC/MS ng/mL 19593-3
716159 6-Acetylmorphine, Conf 756065 Review N/A

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