Ordering Recommendation

Preferred test to follow-up presumptive results. For general screening, Meperidine Urine Screen with Reflex to Quantitation (2012288) is preferred.

Mnemonic
MEPERI U
Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

4-7 days

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

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transport 2 mL urine in 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: 6 months; Refrigerated: 6 months; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80362 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000249 Meperidine - Urine 3747-3
3000250 Normeperidine - Urine 3869-5
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Aliases
  • Centralgin
  • Demerol
  • demoerol urine concentration
  • Dispadol
  • Dolantin
  • Dolosal
  • Dolsin
  • Isonipecaine
  • Lidol
  • Mepergan
  • Meperidine
  • Meperidine, Quantitative, Urine
  • Normeperidine
  • Pethanol
  • Pethidine
  • urine meperidine concentration
Meperidine and Metabolite Quantitative, Urine

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