Days Set Up
Mondays and Thursdays
Analytic Time

1-4 hours

MiChart Code
UBUPM
Soft Order Code
UBUPM

Update Type: New Tests

Test Updated: 02/12/2020

Synonyms

Buprenex
Butrans
Belbuca
Suboxone
Subutex
Sublocade
Zubsolv
Norbuprenorphine
Buprenorphine Glucuronide

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

UPLC-MS/MS (Ultra pressure liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry)

Test Usage

Monitoring compliance with buprenorphine therapy and identification of specimen adulteration intended to mimic compliance with prescribed buprenorphine.

Reference Range

Negative

Positive results for buprenorphine and/or metabolites concentration are reported quantitatively. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive.

Cutoff Concentration:
Buprenorphine: 5 ng/mL
Norbuprenorphine: 5 ng/mL
Buprenorphine Glucuronide: 5 ng/mL
Norbuprenorphine Glucuronide: 5 ng/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect random urine specimen in clean plastic container.

Normal Volume
3 mL random urine
Minimum Volume
1 mL random urine

Billing Information

CPT Code
80348 (Alt code: G0480)
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
49752-9, 49751-1

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.