Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Cotinine, Urine
Soft Order Code
UCOT

Test Updated:

Synonyms

COTININE URINE LEVEL
Nicotine metabolite, Urine
COT
COTININE
Anabasine
Nornicotine

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Competitive Immunoassay

Test Usage

Identification of habitual tobacco users or to monitor compliance in smoking cessation programs.

Reference Range

Negative. A positive result indicates levels >200 ng/mL of cotinine.

* 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
80307
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
12293-7

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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.