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Test Compendium

6148: NICOTINE AND METABOLITE, QUANT

Test Code

  • 6148

Test Synonym

  • Nicotine & Cotinine, Serum

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum,Plasma,Whole Blood

Container

  • Lavender Top Tube, Green Top Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Ambient

CPT Codes

  • 83887
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL Whole Blood from Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or a green-top (heparin) tube OR 1 mL Plasma from Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or a green-top (heparin) tube or 1 mL Serum from red-top tube

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days