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Tramadol and Metabolites, Conf/Quant, S/P

Order Name Tramadol S/P
Test Number: 6904847
Revision Date 08/01/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Tramadol, S/P, Quant
Quant Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry 12437-0 
O-desmethyltramadol, S/P, Qual
Quant Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry 73973-0 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5 mL) Plasma EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1 mL (0.5 mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Instructions Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2mL(1mL) serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Test is not performed at ARUP; Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Unacceptable Conditions: Separator tubes. 
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 11 months
Testing Schedule Varies 
Expected TAT 4-7 days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2014686
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 80373
Lab Section Reference Lab