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Heroin - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation/Quantitation - Serum or Plasma
0091203
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HEROIN SP
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red or Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate) or lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
If screen is positive, then confirmation will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
80307; if positive, add 80356; 80361 (Alt code: if positive add G0480)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091202Heroin Screen, Serum or Plasma8219-8
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • 6-MAM - Free
  • 6-Monoacetylmorphine
  • Heroin Metabolite
  • Morphine - Free
  • Opiates

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)