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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 Type
Leakproof plastic urine container
Specimen Type
Random urine
Preferred Volume
20 mLs
Store and Transport
Maintain specimen at room temperature. If arrival at lab will extend beyond seven days, refrigerate.
Stability
Room Temp 7 days  
Reference Laboratory
PAML
Reference Lab Test Code
LCA code 737919
CPT Codes
80307
Interface Order Code
80307.Z153
Billing Code
NICCO
Test Schedule
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat
Turnaround Time
1-3 days
Method
Immunoassay; 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 Remarks
PAML 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.
Notes
Detect 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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