Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Methylphenidate, Urine

Test Name: Methylphenidate, Urine
Alternate Name(s): Ritalin™
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: Minimum 10 mL random urine collected in a sterile container
Collection Information: Collect urine in a sterile container.
Keep sample cold or frozen for shipment to laboratory.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule:  
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2014-01-15
Revised Date: 2016-01-18
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC/MS/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Keep sample cold or frozen for shipment to laboratory.
System Codes: 
Cerner
METHYLPN
 
Referred To:  

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