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NICOTINE AND METABOLITES, SERUM

Test Code NICOT / NICOS-M 
Test NICOTINE AND METABOLITES, SERUM 
Methodology Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 
Description Useful for monitoring tobacco use. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. Spin down and send 1.4 mL (minimum: 0.35 mL) of serum refrigerated. 
Reference Values NICOTINE:
< 2.0 ng/mL

COTININE:
< 2.0 ng/ml 

Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 80323  
G0480 or  G0481 or G0482 or G0483, Drug test(s), definitive (Government payers, if appropriate), if indicated