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Test Code NICOUM Nicotine and Metabolites, Urine

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

NICOU

EPIC Test ID

LAB3971

 

 

 

Reporting Name

Nicotine and Metabolites, U

Useful For

Monitoring tobacco use

 

Monitoring patients on nicotine-replacement therapy for concurrent use of tobacco products

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 5 mL, aliquot tube (T465)

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Reference Values

Non-tobacco user with no passive exposure:

NICOTINE

<5.0 ng/mL

 

COTININE

<5.0 ng/mL

 

ANABASINE

<2.0 ng/mL

 

NORNICOTINE

<2.0 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 1 p.m., Sunday; 4 p.m.

CPT Code Information

80323

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
NICOU Nicotine and Metabolites, U 43125-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
82510 Nicotine 3854-7
21321 Cotinine 10366-3
21324 Nornicotine 33917-6
21323 Anabasine 33915-0

Analytic Time

2 days

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.