Methadone and Metabolite - Confirmation/Quantitation - Urine
0090362
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CDCO METH
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Random urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL with no additives or preservatives urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 3 years  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
Methodology: LC-MS/MS

Drugs covered:
Methadone and EDDP.

Positive cutoff:
10 ng/mL

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

The absence of expected drug(s) and/or drug metabolite(s) may indicate non-compliance, inappropriate timing of specimen collection relative to drug administration, poor drug absorption, diluted/adulterated urine, or limitations of testing. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
83840
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2005890Methadone, Urine
2005891EDDP, Urine
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Aliases
  • Amidone
  • Dolophine
  • EDDP
  • Heptadon
  • Methadone
  • Methadose
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management, Methadone, Quantitative, with medMATCH, Urine
  • Pain Management, Methadone, with Confirmation with medMATCH, Urine
  • Physeptone
  • Symoron