Lab Test

Tramadol Screen, Urine

ConZip, Ultracet, Ultram, Ryzolt

Test Codes

EPIC: LAB7616, Beaker: TRAMADOL, Warde: UTRM5


Send Outs

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: Random urine in a screw-capped container (preferred) or other sterile collection container. (Minimum: 3.0 mL)

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Maintain specimen refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: Random urine, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 3.0 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
  • Specimens with preservative.

In-Lab Processing

Maintain specimen refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

Transport: Random urine, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 3.0 mL) 


Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 7 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 1 month

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Send Outs Laboratory with any questions.


Sent to Warde Medical Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI.


Sunday – Friday.
Results available in 2-5 days. 

Reference Range

Positive Cutoff:  200 ng/mL

Confirmation is automatically performed on all positive screens.

Test Methodology

Screening:  Enzyme Immunoassay

Confirmation:  Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).


By report.

CPT Codes

80307, add 80373 (G0480) if indicated.


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