Ordering Recommendation

May be useful in the assessment of exposure to synthetic cannabinoids up to several days after exposure.

Mnemonic
SYN CAN U
Methodology

Qualitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem 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

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 3 mL urine with no additives or preservatives to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 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: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

Known Interferences: 4-carboxy-AMB-PINACA; 5-fluoro-PIC-ACID (5-Fluoro-PB-22 3-Carboxyindole); 5-fluoro-PIC-ACID; 5-fluoro-PICA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid; FUBINACA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid; Quetiapine.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80352 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000509 Synthetic Cannabinoid Metabolites, Urine
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Aliases
  • 4-carboxy-AMB-PINACA
  • 4-carboxy-CUMYL-BINACA
  • 4-carboxy-NAPIM and FUBIC-ACID
  • 5-fluoro-PIC-ACID
  • 5-fluoro-PICA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • 5-fluoro-PINAC-ACID
  • 5-fluoro-PINACA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • 5-fluoro-PINACA 3-methylbutanoicacid
  • CHMIC-ACID
  • CHMINACA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • CHMINACA-3-methylbutanoic acid
  • FUBICA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • FUBINACA 3,3-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • FUBINACA 3-methylbutanoic acid
  • K2
  • K3
  • Spice
Synthetic Cannabinoid Metabolites, Qualitative, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)