Flunitrazepam and Metabolite, Urine

Last Modified: 10/2/2017 4:01:25 PM


Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Urine in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions: Do not use any preservatives or additives.
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

14 days Refrigerated
2 months Frozen

Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Results
Test Comments: Reference range is equivalent to lower limit of detection for this assay
Methodology: UPLC-MS/MS
Clinical Significance: In Latin America and Europe, Rohypnol (Flunitrazepam) is prescribed as a short-term treatment for insomnia, and as preanesthetic medication. Flunitrazepam is considered a drug of abuse when used to enhance the effect of other substances such as marijuana, heroin, and ethanol. The combination of ethanol and flunitrazepam may lead to sedation, loss of motor function, impaired judgement, behavioral changes, and anterograde amnesia.
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Days Performed: Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 4480U
Alternate Test Names: Date Rape Drug; Fluntrazepam; Rohypnol
CPT Coding: 80346

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