Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Monitoring of tobacco use.
Nicotine: <3 ng/mL; Cotinine: <3 ng/mL.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Monday - Sunday
2 - 5 days
Soft Order Code
Nicotine and Metabolites, Serum
NICOTINE AND METABOLITES, S
Mayo NICOS (82509)
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect specimen in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
0.8 mL serum
0.5 mL serum
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.