Drugs of Abuse Confirmation/Quantitation - Opiates - Meconium
0092314
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CONFOPI M
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.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
All meconium (blackish material) excreted until milk/formula based stool (yellow-green) appears.  
Specimen Preparation
Transport 1 g (equivalent to 1/2 inch cube) for each separate confirmation required. (Min: 0.5 g or 1/4 inch cube)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 3 months; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Drugs Covered: Codeine, morphine, 6-acetylmorphine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone and oxymorphone.
Positive cutoff:
20 ng/g

Meconium begins to form between the 12th and 16th week of gestation. Meconium drug testing can detect maternal drug use during the last 4 to 5 months of pregnancy. A negative result does not exclude the possibility that a mother used drugs during pregnancy. Detection of drug use depends on the quantity and quality of the specimen tested as well as the pattern and frequency of drug(s) used by mother. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Although not likely, the presence of drugs administered during labor and delivery may be detected in meconium. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
83925
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0092314Drug Confirmation, Opiates, Meconium
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Cross References
  • 6-Acetylmorphine
  • 6-AM
  • 6-MAM
  • Anexsia
  • Avinza
  • Codeine
  • Combunox
  • Depalgos
  • DepoDur
  • Diacetylmorphine
  • Diamorphine
  • Dicodid
  • Dihydrocodeine
  • Dihydromorphinone
  • Dilaudid
  • Dimorphone
  • Drocode
  • Duodin
  • Duramorph
  • Endocet
  • Exalgo
  • Heroin
  • Histinex
  • Hycet
  • Hycodan
  • Hycomine
  • Hycotuss
  • Hydrococet
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydromet
  • Hydromorphone
  • Hydrovo
  • Kadian
  • Kolikodol
  • Laudicon
  • Lorcet
  • Lortab
  • Mercodinone
  • Methylmorphine
  • Morphine
  • MS Contin
  • MS-Contin
  • Norco
  • Novahistex
  • Numorphan
  • Numorphone
  • Opana
  • Opium
  • Oramorph
  • Orthoxycol
  • Oxycodone
  • OxyContin
  • Oxymorphone
  • Palladone
  • Paracodeine
  • Paragoric
  • Parzone
  • Percocet
  • Percodan
  • Roxanol
  • Roxicet
  • Roxicodone
  • Roxiprin
  • Symtan
  • Synkonin
  • Targin
  • Tussionex
  • Tylox
  • Vicodin
  • Vicoprofen
  • Zydone