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Cotinine - Urine

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
COTU
Specimen types:
Urine
Container types:
UrineUrine
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:

Cotinine is the major metabolite of nicotine. Its detection in urine is an indicator of a patient's tobacco smoking status, use of nicotine gum or nicotine patch.

Reference Interval:

Non-smokers < 200 ng/mL

Smokers >200 ng/mL

Laboratory Use Only

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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