Buprenorphine, Whole Blood

CPT: 80348
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Test Details


  • Buprenex®
  • Suboxone®
  • Subutex®


Detect and measure buprenorphine and metabolite


Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Specimen Requirements


Whole blood


3 mL

Minimum Volume

300 μL


Gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube (preferred), lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube

Storage Instructions

Room temperature is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage (three days).


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
791486 Buprenorphine/Norbup, WB 791487 Buprenorphine ng/mL 75368-1
791486 Buprenorphine/Norbup, WB 791488 Norbuprenorphine ng/mL 75370-7
791486 Buprenorphine/Norbup, WB 791489 Buprenorphine/Norbuprenorphine N/A

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