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Test ID: FMMM    
Mephedrone, MDPV and Methylone, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If the Mephedrone, MDPV, Methylone is positive, then the Mephedrone and MDPV Confirm (FMMCF) and Methylone Confirm (FMEYL) will be performed at an additional charge.

 

Positive results will reflex additional testing at an additional charge.

 

If Mephedrone and/or MDPV are positive it will reflex the Mephedrone and MDPV Confirm (FMMCF). If the Methylone is positive it will reflex the Methylone Confirm (FMEYL).

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Collect 10 mL random urine without preservatives. Ship refrigerated in a plastic container.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of specimen required to perform an assay once, including instrument and container dead space. Submitting the minimum specimen volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory or perform reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum specimen volume may result in a QNS (quantity not sufficient) result, requiring a second specimen to be collected.

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Frozen 180 days
 Ambient 72 hours

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