Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

Screen: 4 hours, Confirmation: 2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
NICOU

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Anabasine
Cotinine
Nornicotine

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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.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect random urine specimen.

Collection Offsite

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

Normal Volume
3 mL urine
Minimum Volume
2 mL urine

Billing Information

CPT Code
80323
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

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.