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Test ID TRAM Tramadol and Metabolite, Random, Urine

Useful For

Monitoring of compliance utilizing tramadol

 

Detection and confirmation of the illicit use of tramadol

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Tramadol and Metabolite, U

Specimen Type

Urine


Ordering Guidance


 



Additional Testing Requirements


If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, the following test should also be ordered ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Random, Urine.

Specimen Required


Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Collection Container/Tube: Plastic urine container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial, 5 mL

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. No specimen substitutions.

2. STAT requests are not accepted for this test.

3. Submitting <1 mL will compromise our ability to perform all necessary testing.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Cutoff: 25 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday

Report Available

2 to 6 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80373

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRAM Tramadol and Metabolite, U 100734-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
35914 Tramadol 17719-6
35915 O-desmethyltramadol 92639-4

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.