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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Nicotine, Urine Random

Test Name

Nicotine Urine Random

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 5mL Urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect random sample in a sterile container. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Special Instructions: Centrifuge all urine samples before analysis. Transfer aliquots in polypropylene tubes. Samples should be within the normal physiological pH range of 5-8.

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, Leaky or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Store urine specimens at 2-8°C for up to one month. For prolonged storage freeze urine samples.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

3 days (batched)

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Not detected

Test Code

UNTN

Methodology

LCMS (Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry)

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019