Tapentadol, Whole Blood

CPT: 80372
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Nucynta®

Use

Therapeutic drug management.

Methodology

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

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Whole blood

Volume

3 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube

Patient Preparation

Trough levels are most reproducible.

Storage Instructions

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

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
791744 Tapentadol, WB 791745 Tapentadol ng/mL 75347-5
791744 Tapentadol, WB 791743 Tapentadol, WB N/A

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