Ordering Recommendation

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.

Mnemonic
BATHSLT SP
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

Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). Also acceptable: Light Blue (CTAD).

Specimen Preparation

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.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Gel Separator Tubes.

Remarks
Stability

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

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
2011412 Bath Salts Panel, Serum or Plasma
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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
  • Methylhexaneamine
  • Methylone
  • Mtv
  • MXE
  • NPS
  • Peevee
  • Pentedrone
  • Super Coke
Bath Salts Panel, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)