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Test Code NBLD0028 Nicotine Screen (Cotinine), Urine

Useful For

Monitoring tobacco use by the qualitative detection of cotinine (nicotine metabolite) in urine


Lateral Flow Chromatographic Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine, random

Container/Tube: Clean container

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:  Collect a random urine collection

Specimen Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Ambient 2 hours
  Refrigerated 48 hours
  Frozen 1 month


Reference Values


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding