Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

METHAQUALONE BY GC/MS, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1126         Geisinger Epic ID: 52429

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
30 mL random urine; 1.5 mL minimum.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 1 year.

TEST DETAILS
Additional information:
Detection limit 50 ng/mL.
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
CPT code(s):
80368
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 5917, Quaaludes Ur
Clinical significance:
Methaqualone was formerly marketed as a sedative and hypnotic; however there is no prescribed dosage form currently available. Abuse potential exists due to euphoric properties.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Wed; Report available: 3 days    
Performed stat? No
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