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Meperidine and Metabolite Quantitative, Urine
3000248
Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to follow-up presumptive results. For general screening, Meperidine Urine Screen with Reflex to Quantitation (2012288) is preferred.

Mnemonic
MEPERI U
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 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
Random urine. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 2 mL urine in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000249Meperidine - Urine3747-3
3000250Normeperidine - Urine3869-5
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Aliases
  • Centralgin
  • Demerol
  • demoerol urine concentration
  • Dispadol
  • Dolantin
  • Dolosal
  • Dolsin
  • Isonipecaine
  • Lidol
  • Mepergan
  • Meperidine
  • Meperidine, Quantitative, Urine
  • Normeperidine
  • Pethanol
  • Pethidine
  • urine meperidine concentration

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)