May be useful in the assessment of acute exposure to bath salts. For assessment several days post-exposure, Bath Salts Panel, Urine (2008650) is preferred.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). Also acceptable: Light Blue (CTAD).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated.
Gel Separator Tubes.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
80371 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2011412||Bath Salts Panel, Serum or Plasma|
- Designer Drugs
- Super Coke
National Medical Services (NMS)