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NICOTINE METABOLITE WITH CONFIRMATION, URINE

Test Code
NICCO
 
This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeLeakproof plastic urine container
Specimen TypeRandom urine
Preferred Volume20 mLs
Store and TransportMaintain specimen at room temperature. If arrival at lab will extend beyond seven days, refrigerate.
StabilityRoom Temp 7 days  
CPT Codes80307
Interface Order Code80307.Z153
Billing CodeNICCO
Test ScheduleMon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodImmunoassay; Confirmation: Mass Spectrometry
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Nicotine<300ng/mL
Cotinine<300ng/mL
Please Note: Cotinine level equal to or greater than 300 ng/ml is consistent with the use of tobacco or tobacco cessation product.
Compliance RemarksPAML LDT/Modified FDA Compliance Statement [PAMLC]: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by PAML. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. PAML is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing.
NotesDetect use of nicotine products.
Reflex Testing
Reflex ConditionReflex Test NameReflex CPT codesReflex Billing codes
Nicotine is positive at >300 ng/mLCotinine80383 (HCPCS G0480)NICRFX

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80307.Z153Nicotine Screen with reflex to Cotinine

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