Ordering Recommendation

Monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
TAPEN SP
Methodology

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-10 days
N/A

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

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

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

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

N/A

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80372 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000585 Tapentadol, Free, Serum/Plasma
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Aliases
  • Nucynta
Tapentadol, Free, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)