Ordering Recommendation

Test may be useful in evaluating if etiology of hypoglycemia is from exposure to sulfonylurea hypoglycemic drugs. However, serum or plasma is the preferred specimen (refer to Hypoglycemia Panel, Sulfonylureas Qualitative, Serum or Plasma (2010292)).

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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

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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