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Test Catalog

Test ID: MAMMX    
6-Monoacetylmorphine (6-MAM) Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Meconium

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Meconium

Shipping Instructions

The laboratory recommends sending chain-of-custody specimens by overnight shipment.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Chain-of-Custody Meconium Kit (T653) includes the specimen containers, seals, and documentation required.

Specimen Volume: 1 g (approximately 1 teaspoon)

Collection Instructions: Collect entire random meconium specimen.

Additional Information: Specimen that arrives with a broken seal does not meet the chain of custody requirements.

Forms

1. Chain-of-Custody Request is included in the Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282).

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.

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

0.3 g (approximately 1/4 teaspoon)

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

Other Grossly bloody reject, Pink OK

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
MeconiumFrozen14 days