Heroin (6-Acetylmorphine)

Methodology: 
Liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Performed: 
As requested
Reported: 
1 - 3 days
Use: 
Drugs Tested:
  • 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin metabolite)
Specimen Requirements: 
Collect 2 mL urine in a preservative-free plastic container.
 
Stability (collection to shipping of the sample):
  • Ambient: Unacceptable
  • Refrigerated: Unacceptable
  • Frozen (-20 º C): 6 months
    • CRITICAL FROZEN: Seperate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Rejection Criterion:
  • Exposure to repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Interpretation Data: 
Range of Quantitation: 10 – 1,000 ng/mL
CPT Code (s): 

80356

Notes: 

UFHPL Test #: 40050

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