Identification of habitual tobacco users or to monitor compliance in smoking cessation programs.
Negative. A positive result indicates levels >200 ng/mL of cotinine.
- COTININE URINE LEVEL
- Nicotine metabolite, Urine
Collect random urine specimen and refrigerate.
The positive cut-off level is high enough to rule out the effect of passive smoke (normal level for nonsmokers passively exposed to smoking is <200 ng/mL). GCMS analysis can also detect the presence of nicotine and cotinine.