Ephedrine, Urine

CPT: 80324
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Test Details


Detect presence of ephedrine, a sympathomimetic medication and banned dietary supplement


Gas chromatography/electron capture detection (GC/ECD)

Specimen Requirements


Urine (random), protected from light


10 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL


Plastic urine container without preservative


Wrap specimen in foil to protect from light

Storage Instructions

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen. Protect from light.

Causes for Rejection

Urine from preservative tube; specimen not light-protected


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
808041 Ephedrine, Urine 3593-1 808042 Ephedrine, Urine ng/ml 3593-1

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