Ordering Recommendation

May be useful in the assessment of exposure to bath salts up to several days post-exposure. For the assessment of acute exposure, Bath Salts Panel, Serum or Plasma (2011411) may be useful.

Mnemonic
BATH SALTS
Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-10 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transport 1 mL urine in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.40 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80371 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2008651 Bath Salts Panel, Urine 72795-8
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Aliases
  • (RS)-1-phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-pentanone
  • (RS)-1-phenyl-2-(methylamino) pentan-1-one
  • 1,3-dimethylamylamine
  • 1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-pyrrolidin-1-ylpentan-1-one
  • 2-MeO-Oxo-PC
  • 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone
  • Alpha-PVP
  • alpha-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone
  • bk-MDMA
  • Designer Drugs
  • Explosion
  • Magic
  • MDMC
  • MDPK
  • MDPV
  • Mephedrone
  • Methoxetamine
  • Methylenedioxypyrovalerone
  • Methylone
  • Mtv
  • MXE
  • NPS
  • Peevee
  • Pentedrone
  • Super Coke
Bath Salts Panel, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)