Fentanyl and Metabolite - Confirmation/Quantitation - Serum or Plasma
0092569
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CDCO FENSP
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Tue, Thu, 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
Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). Also acceptable: Plain red, green (sodium heparin), lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 4 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. Plasma or whole blood collected in lt. blue (sodium citrate). Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 years  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
Methodology: LC-MS/MS

Drugs covered:
Fentanyl and norfentanyl.

Positive cutoff:
0.1 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, 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.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
83925
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2005888Fentanyl, Serum or Plasma3636-8
2005889Norfentanyl, Serum or Plasma11074-2
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Aliases
  • Actiq
  • Duragesic
  • Durogesic
  • Fentanyl and Metabolite
  • fentanyl and norfentanyl blood levels
  • Fentora
  • Innovar
  • Instanyl
  • Ionsys
  • norfentanyl
  • Onsolis
  • pain management
  • Sublimaze