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22695 Meperidine and Normeperidine, Serum (67)

Meperidine and Normeperidine, Serum (67)
Test Code: MISC
Synonyms/Keywords
Demerol®​
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​3 mL ​0.6 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) 3 mL​ ​0.6 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Trough levels are most reproducible
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ ​ ​
Ambient
3 days​
​Refrigerated​2 weeks
​Frozen​6 months
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ Varies ​5-7 days
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Reference Range
Meperidine:
400 - 700 ng/ml
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80362
Synonyms/Keywords
Demerol®​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
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Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​3 mL ​0.6 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) 3 mL​ ​0.6 mL
Collection Processing
Trough levels are most reproducible
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ ​ ​
Ambient
3 days​
​Refrigerated​2 weeks
​Frozen​6 months
Reference Range Information
Reference Range
Meperidine:
400 - 700 ng/ml
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ Varies ​5-7 days
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
Reference Lab
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80362
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.