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Buprenorphine, quantitative, urine

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB7837 
Methodology: Mass Spectrometry (MS)
Schedule: Monday-Fridays
Reported: 5-7 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 20.0 mL Urine in a Yellow Top Tube - Urine.
Pediatric volume: 10 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Preserved samples
Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days


Clinical Indications: Buprenorphine is a pain medication, most often used in the treatment of narcotic addiction. This medication has the potential for misuse and/or diversion. Physicians who prescribe medications containing Buprenorphine (Subutex®, Suboxone®) utilize this test to determine patients’ compliance with their prescriptions.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 80348
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 06:29:43
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:01:20