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4190U: Nicotine and Cotinine, LC/MS/MS, Urine Print View
Nicotine LC-MS-MS    ng/mL 
Cotinine LC-MS-MS    ng/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

This assay is used for the detection of nicotine and cotinine in urine to determine the tobacco exposure status of the individual. Nicotine has a short half-life of approximately forty minutes; Its presence may indicate recent tobacco exposure. Cotinine, the major nicotine metabolite, has a half-life of 24 hours and is detectable for several days after cessation of tobacco exposure.

1 mL random urine (leak-proof, plastic container)
Transport Temperature is refrigerated.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days







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