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Test Code NICOS Nicotine and Metabolites, Serum

Additional Codes

MLAB: Y9Y

Powerchart: Nicotine and Metabolite

Epic: LAB3223 Nicotine and Metabolites, S/P

MA Cerner: Nicotine and Metabolites.

Reporting Name

Nicotine and Metabolites, S

Useful For

Monitoring tobacco use

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

NICOTINE

<3.0 ng/mL

 

COTININE

<3.0 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 8 a.m., Sunday; 4.p.m.

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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80323

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
NICOS Nicotine and Metabolites, S Unable to Verify

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
21313 Nicotine 3853-9
21314 Cotinine 10365-5

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Serum gel tube

Method Name

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

Secondary ID

82509