Ordering Recommendation

Use to detect presence of the kratom alkaloid mitragynine, a mood-altering opioid receptor agonist which has both stimulant and opioid effects.

Mnemonic

KRATOM U

Methodology

Qualitative Immunoassay/Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

6-9 days

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 10 mL urine to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 1 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

Urine from preservative tube

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

If screen is positive, then confirmation will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80307 if reflexed, add 80323

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3003312 Kratom, Screen
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.

Aliases

  • 7-hydroxymitragynine
  • Mitragyna speciosa
  • Mitragynine
Kratom (Mitragynine) - Screen with Reflex to Confirmation/Quantitation, Urine

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