Buprenorphine and Metabolites, Serum
Collect red top, centrifuge and send 1 mL serum in a screw top plastic vial. Indicate serum or red top on transport tube.
DO NOT COLLECT SST.
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Room temp: 7 days, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 30 days
The analysis of buprenorphine and metabolites is useful for the monitoring of compliance to drug therapy.