Metformin Quantitation, Urine
2002928
 
Ordering Recommendation
Serum or plasma is the preferred specimen for correlating drug use with hypoglycemia. Order Metformin, Serum or Plasma (0092390).
Mnemonic
METFORM U
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2002929Metformin Quantitation, Urine
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Cross References
  • Glucophage (Metformin Quantitation, Urine)
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)