Ordering Recommendation

Use to monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic

PROPOX U

Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 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: Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Note

Amitriptyline is a known interference.

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80367 (Alt code: G0480)

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3003727 Propoxyphene Quantitation, Urine 3545-1
3003728 Norpropoxyphene Quantitation, Urine 19635-2
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Aliases

Propoxyphene and Metabolite, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)