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Pain Management Panel

Item Value
Approval req'd? Approval is required for any requests that are not from the Pain Management Clinic.

Approval is required for 6-acetylmorphine confirmatory testing. Contact SFGH Toxicology fellow by pager at 719-5166.
Available Stat? No
Test code PMPU
Performed by San Francisco General Hospital
Sendout? Yes
Method EIA, LC/MS/MS & GC-MS
Collection Instructions Print out and complete an SFGH requisition for each sample.

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Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 30 mL urine
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 30 mL urine
Min. Volume 20 mL urine
UCSF Rejection Criteria Samples < 15 mL.
Processing notes Aliquot 15 mL and refrigerate AND Aliquot and additional 5 mL and freeze.

Send samples to China Basin. On Wednesday and Friday the CB send-out staff will contact ACE couriers (Mr. Raymond Martinez, 415-487-9667) at 1-2 PM to pickup samples and transport them to SFGH Clinical Laboratory, 1001 Potrero Ave., 2M (2nd floor).
Normal range Negative

See Additional Information for confirmatory testing on positive samples
Synonyms Drug diversion
Turn around times Test performed 2x per week (Wednesday & Friday. Turnaround time 1-3 days
Reflex? Positive results for Amphetamine, Opiates and Oxycodone will automatically reflex to confirmatory testing.

(See Additional Information)
Additional information Panel consists of testing for:
6-Monoacetylmorphine (Heroin metabolite)
Benzoylecgonine (Cocaine metabolite)
Methadone & metabolites

Confirmatory testing:
Amphetamine/Ecstasy Automatically on all positives
Opiates Automatically on all positives
Oxycodone Automatically on all positives
6-Monoacetylmorphine (Heroin metabolite) Confirmation upon approval only**
Benzodiazepines Confirmation upon request only*
Barbiturates Confirmation upon request only*
Benzoylecgonine (Cocaine metabolite) No confirmation required
Methadone & metabolites No confirmation required

*Contact UCSF Clinical Laboratory Send-outs (415-353-1349) to request confirmatory testing. Sendouts will contact SFGH at 206-3567.

**Contact SFGH Toxicology fellow by pager at 719-5166 for approval.
CPT coding 80101 x9, plus 80101 (each confirmation)
Last Updated 10/8/2014 8:27:14 AM
Entry Number 1316
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