Opiate Confirmation, Meconium

CPT: 80356; 80361
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Test Details

Test Includes

6-Acetylmorphine (6-AM); codeine; hydrocodone; hydromorphone; morphine


Detect fetal exposure to opiate class drugs


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

Specimen Requirements




2 Grams

Minimum Volume

1 Gram


Meconium Collection Kit (PeopleSoft N° 96663) or clean, leakproof, polypropylene container.


Specimens from different voidings may be pooled if necessary. For step-by-step instructions for collecting and preparing meconium specimens, see Meconium Testing Collection Instructions.

Storage Instructions

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


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
809175 Meconium Opiate Confirmation 809262 Codeine ng/gm 68542-0
809175 Meconium Opiate Confirmation 809263 Morphine ng/gm 69027-1
809175 Meconium Opiate Confirmation 809297 6-Acetylmorphine ng/gm 29345-6
809175 Meconium Opiate Confirmation 809298 Hydromorphone ng/gm 68541-2
809175 Meconium Opiate Confirmation 809339 Hydrocodone ng/gm 68544-6

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