6MAMU - Specimen: 6-Monoacetylmorphine (6-MAM) Confirmation, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: 6MAMU    
6-Monoacetylmorphine (6-MAM) Confirmation, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

 

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated 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.

Supplies: Plastic, 60-mL urine container (T313)

Specimen Volume: 20 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

1. If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, the following test should be requested, ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine. For additional information, please refer to ADULT / Adulterants Survey, Urine.

2. For situations where chain-of-custody is required, a Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody testing, order 6MAMX / 6-Monoacetylmorphine (6-MAM), Chain of Custody, Urine.

3. Submitting less than 20 mL will compromise our ability to perform all necessary testing.

Forms

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

2.1 mL

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

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

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

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 14 days
 Ambient 72 hours