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Test Code BLOD1284 Fentanyl, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: FENTS

Useful For

Monitoring fentanyl therapy

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top (serum gel tubes are not acceptable)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 2.3 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  14 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Friday, Varies

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

80354

G0480 (if appropriate)

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

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

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.