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6-AM (Heroin Test)

  • Test Code: 20026
  • TAT: Up to 72 hours
  • CPT Code(s): 80307
  • *Turnaround time is defined as the time from which a specimen is received into the laboratory until the time results are released. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type

Urine


Volume:

10 mL


Minimum Volume:

3 mL


Container:

Urine collection cup


Collection:

If sending specimen older than 14 days, please refrigerate. Otherwise, store specimen at room temperature.


Storage/Transport Conditions:

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability:

Room Temperature - 7 days

Refrigerated - 2 months


Causes for Rejection:

Specimen validity failed; Improper labeling; improper collection; insufficient volume; Sample age past stability parameters


Test Details

Use:

Evaluate presence of 6-AM (Heroin Test) in urine


Limitations:

For diagnostic purposes, results should always be assessed in conjunction with patient's medical history, clinical examination, and other findings.


Methodology:

Colorimetric assay


Reference Range (Expected Values):

10 ng/mL


Sample Report

Scope Information

Applicable Diseases:
Evaluate presence of *insert drug name here* in urine
Drugs Involved:
80307