Test directory: Hydrocodone and Metabolites

Ordering Code5043
Test NameHydrocodone and Metabolites
AliasHydrocodone, Unconjugated
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume3 mL
Collection InstructionsDo Not use SST or PST
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 5 Weeks
Refrigerated: 5 Weeks
Frozen: 6 Months
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
MethodologyHigh Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass
Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Reference Lab National Medical Services, Inc.

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Hydrocodone and MetabolitesALLSee report.