Ordering Recommendation

May be useful in the assessment of acute exposure to bath salts. For assessment several days post-exposure, Bath Salts Qualitative Panel, Urine (2008650) is preferred.

Mnemonic

BATHSLT SP

Methodology

Qualitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS)

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma 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

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Gel Separator Tubes. Thawed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80371 (Alt code: G0480)

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2011412 Bath Salts Panel, Serum or Plasma
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Aliases

  • 4-chloro alpha-PVP
  • alpha-PHP / alpha-PiHP
  • Benzylone
  • Designer Drugs
  • Eutylone
  • Nbutyl Pentylone
Bath Salts Qualitative Panel, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)