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Tapentadol, Free, Serum or Plasma
3000584
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
TAPEN SP
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
7-10 days
N/A
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, Lavender (EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
N/A
Hotline History
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000585Tapentadol, Free, Serum/Plasma
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Aliases
  • Nucynta

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)