Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

METHAQ UR

Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 2 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80368 (Alt code: G0480)

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2006300 Methaqualone Quantitative, Urine 3787-9
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Aliases

  • Quaalude
Methaqualone Quantitative, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)