Days Set Up
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Buprenorphine (Buprenex) Screen, Urine
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Subutex, Urine
Buprenex, Urine
Temgesic, Urine
Suboxone, Urine
Buprenorphine Glucuronide

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Competitive Immunoassay

Test Usage

Buprenorphine is a potent analgesic often used in the treatment of opioid addiction. Therapeutically, Buprenorphine is used as a substitution treatment for opioid addicts. Buprenorphine is as effective as Methadone but demonstrates a lower physical dependence. The detection window for the parent drug in urine is approximately 3 days.

Reference Range

Negative. A positive result indicates levels >10 ng/mL of buprenorphine.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect random urine.

Collection Offsite

Collect random urine specimen and refrigerate.

Normal Volume
5 mL random urine
Minimum Volume
1 mL random urine

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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.