Ordering Recommendation

Differentiate non-scheduled and DEA-scheduled amphetamine and methamphetamine isomers.

Mnemonic
AMP DLDIFF
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

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 month; Refrigerated: 5 months; 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

80324 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2014044 D-Amphetamine
2014045 L-Amphetamine
2014046 D-Amphetamine Percent
2014047 L-Amphetamine Percent
2014048 D-Methamphetamine
2014049 L-Methamphetamine
2014050 D-Methamphetamine Percent
2014051 L-Methamphetamine Percent
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Aliases
Amphetamines (D/L Differentiation), Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)