Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

4 hours

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

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Synonyms

UBUP
BUPRENORPHINE, URINE SCREEN
Subutex, Urine
Buprenex, Urine
Temgesic, Urine
Suboxone, Urine
Norbuprenorphine
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 Instructions

Collect random urine specimen and refrigerate.

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
80305
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
3414-0

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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.