Test Overview
Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

Monitoring of tobacco use.

Reference Range *

Nicotine: <5 ng/mL; Cotinine: <5 ng/mL; Anabasine: <2 ng/mL; Nornicotine: <2 ng/mL.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

Screen: 4 hours, Confirmation: 2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
NICOU
Synonyms
  • Anabasine
  • Cotinine
  • Nornicotine
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo NICOU (82510)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect random urine specimen. Send to Specimen Processing at room temperature

Normal Volume
3 mL urine
Minimum Volume
2 mL urine
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
80323
Fee Code
21609
NY State Approved
No