Ordering Recommendation

May be useful to evaluate if etiology of hypoglycemia is exposure to sulfonylurea hypoglycemic drugs. Serum or plasma is the preferred specimen; refer to Hypoglycemia Panel (Sulfonylureas), Serum or Plasma (3005636).

Mnemonic

SULFON UR

Methodology

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-12 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 5 mL urine to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 1.2 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80377 (Alt code: G0480)

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090833 Chlorpropamide, Urine 12396-8
0090913 Tolazamide, Urine 6951-8
0090914 Tolbutamide, Urine 6952-6
0090918 Glyburide, Urine 6945-0
0090927 Glipizide, Urine 6944-3
0090928 Acetohexamide, Urine 27164-3
2005825 Glimepiride, Urine 73691-8
2005826 Nateglinide, Urine 73690-0
2005827 Repaglinide, Urine 73689-2
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Aliases

  • Meglitinides
Sulfonylurea Hypoglycemia Panel, Quantitative, Urine

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