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Lab Test Dictionary

IPECAC Use Markers Screen, Urine (2425U)

Methodology

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


Synonyms

Cephaeline; Emetine; IPECAC; IPECAC Syrup Constituent; IPECAC

Specimen Type

Urine

Performing Lab

NMS Labs


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Standard TAT

8-15 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.6-2 mL Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 30 Days; Refrigerated: 30 Days (Preferred); Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Urine

Minimum Test Volume

0.6 mL Urine

Processing Instructions

Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated Monday-Friday.


Included Tests

Cephaeline and Emetine.


CPT Codes

80304


Revised

12-10-19

Initials

SL