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If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667
Pain Management Panel
|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.
|Performed by||San Francisco General Hospital|
|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).
See Additional Information for confirmatory testing on positive samples
|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
*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|