Buprenorphine with Quantitative Confirmation, Urine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB3137
  • Soft Test Code:
  • SUBS
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 16314
Alternate Names
  • Suboxone
Clinical Significance

Buprenorphine (Subutex ®) and buprenorphine and naloxone (Suboxone ®) are used to treat opioid dependence (addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin and narcotic painkillers). Buprenorphine is in a class of medications called opioid partial agonist-antagonists, and naloxone is in a class of medications called opioid antagonists. Buprenorphine alone and the combination of buprenorphine and naloxone prevent withdrawal symptoms when someone stops taking opioid drugs by producing similar effects to these drugs


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

10.0 mL Random Urine in a Yellow Capped Cup

Alternate Specimen

TransportAndStorage

5 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Not established
Reference range is negative for patients not prescribed drug


Methodology:
  • Confirmation: Mass Spectrometry (MS)
  • Screen: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance

Buprenorphine (Subutex ®) and buprenorphine and naloxone (Suboxone ®) are used to treat opioid dependence (addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin and narcotic painkillers). Buprenorphine is in a class of medications called opioid partial agonist-antagonists, and naloxone is in a class of medications called opioid antagonists. Buprenorphine alone and the combination of buprenorphine and naloxone prevent withdrawal symptoms when someone stops taking opioid drugs by producing similar effects to these drugs


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Turn Around Time

3 to 5 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00910348


CPT Coding

80348