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93987: Drug Toxicology Opioids, With Confirmation, Oral Fluid Print View
Buprenorphine MS    ng/mL 
Buprenorphine MS    ng/mL 
Naloxone MS    ng/mL 
Norbuprenorphine MS    ng/mL 
Fentanyl MS    ng/mL 
Fentanyl MS    ng/mL 
Heroin Metabolite MS    ng/mL 
Heroin Metabolite MS    ng/mL 
Meperidine MS    ng/mL 
Meperidine MS    ng/mL 
Opiates MS    ng/mL 
Codeine MS    ng/mL 
Dihydrocodeine MS    ng/mL 
Hydrocodone MS    ng/mL 
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Morphine MS    ng/mL 
Norhydrocodone MS    ng/mL 
Noroxycodone MS    ng/mL 
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Oxymorphone MS    ng/mL 
Propoxyphene MS    ng/mL 
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Tapentadol MS    ng/mL 
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Tramadol MS    ng/mL 
Tramadol MS    ng/mL 

1 Oral Fluid (Oral-Eze(R)) 3 (2) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

Oral fluid is composed of saliva, mixed with buccal and mucosal transudates, cellular debris, bacteria, and residue of ingested products. Oral fluid as a test matrix shows promise for detection of recent drug use, and a significant body of scientific literature documents drug disposition and detection times. Researchers comparing the effectiveness of oral fluid and urine drug testing found a similar pattern and frequency of positive drug test results in the general workforce over the same general period. Similarly in pain clinics, the pattern of licit and illicit drugs and metabolites observed in oral fluid paralleled results reported for urine, with some minor differences in detection rates for different drug classes. In some cases, oral fluid testing may be an acceptable alternative or the only available matrix. As an ultra-filtrate of blood, however, it shares the limitations of a decreased window of detection versus conventional urine drug testing.

Collect random oral fluid sample in a standard Oral-Eze collection
container. Store refrigerated 2-8 deg C if not delivered to the
testing site with 48 hours of collection.

Patient Preparation:
If donor's mouth is not empty immediately prior to collection, have
subject rinse his/her mouth with water (up to 4 oz) and wait a
minimum of 10 minutes before collecting a specimen.
Setup Schedule

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Methodology: Mass Spectrometry

Specimen Stability: Frozen 30 days with swab removed
Transport Container: ORAL-EZE(R) collection device
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated (cold packs)

Reject Criteria: Specimens received in a non-Oral-Eze(R) collection device; specimens received with any food debris or foreign objects present in the sample; insufficient volume

Reflex Criteria: If screening drug class result is equal to or greater than the cutoff, then confirmation testing will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): dependent on the confirmed drug) .

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