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Test Code PROPOM Propoxyphene (Darvon) and Norpropoxyphene, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

FPPOX

EPIC Test ID

LAB2679

 

Reporting Name

Propoxyphene (Darvon)

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Cold OK; Warm OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Propoxyphene:             100 – 400 ng/mL

Norpropoxyphene:        200 - 2,200 ng/mL

Propoxyphene + Norpropoxyphene:       400 - 3,000 ng/mL

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

80367

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FPPOX Propoxyphene (Darvon) 47415-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2271 Propoxyphene 3543-6
Z2272 Norpropoxyphene 10341-6
Z2273 Propoxyphene + Norpropoxyphene 47415-5

Analytic Time

7 days

Method Name

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