Nicotine and metabolite, quant

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Nicotine and metabolite, quant-13669

  
Nicotine and metabolite, quant
  
13669
  
LAB13669
  
NICOTINE
  
Tobacco
  

Measurement of nicotine and its metabolites to monitor success of smoking cessation programs, detect passive exposure, and evaluate nontobacco nicotine exposure

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  
EDTA plasma
Heparin plasma
Serum
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

Red serum vial/tube, 5 mL

  

Dk green:

Immediately following collection, mix sample by inverting 5 - 10 times to prevent clotting.

  

Dk green:

Spin
Transfer plasma to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as Li or Na heparin plasma, within two (2) hours of sample collection

Red:

Allow sample to clot
Spin
Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

  
LabCorp Burlington (071255): R-LC
  
7 - 10 days
  

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

  
G0480
  
Yes
  
  
04/30/2019
  
03/29/2021
  
03/16/2021