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Test Code NICOU Nicotine and Metabolites, Urine

Additional Codes

MLAB: Y92

Powerchart: Nicotine + Metabolite Screen

Epic: LAB414 Nicotine Screen, Urine

MA Cerner: Urine Nicotine & Metabolites.

Reporting Name

Nicotine and Metabolites, U

Useful For

Monitoring tobacco use

 

Monitoring patients on nicotine-replacement therapy for concurrent use of tobacco products

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 5 mL, aliquot tube (T465)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values

Non-tobacco user with no passive exposure:

NICOTINE

<5.0 ng/mL

 

COTININE

<5.0 ng/mL

 

ANABASINE

<2.0 ng/mL

 

NORNICOTINE

<2.0 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 1 p.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
NICOU Nicotine and Metabolites, U 43125-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
82510 Nicotine 3854-7
21321 Cotinine 10366-3
21324 Nornicotine 33917-6
21323 Anabasine 33915-0

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Method Name

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