Antidepressants Panel, Serum/Plasma Test (8700SP)

Antidepressants Panel, Serum/Plasma Test (8700SP)

Analysis Code 8700SP 
Test Name Antidepressants Panel, Serum/Plasma 
Test Includes Amitriptyline; Amoxapine; Clomipramine; Desipramine; Desmethylclomipramine; Desmethyldoxepin; Desmethyltrimipramine; Doxepin; Fluoxetine; Imipramine; Maprotiline; Mirtazapine; Norfluoxetine; Nortriptyline; Protriptyline; Trazodone; Trimipramine 
Compound Synonym(s) Adapin®; Amitriptyline Metabolite; Anafranil®; Asendin®; Aventyl®; Clomipramine Metabolite; Desyrel®; Doxepin Metabolite; Elavil®; Endep®; Fluoxetine Metabolite; Imipramine Metabolite; Ludiomil®; Norpramin®; Pamelor®; Pertofrane®; Prozac®; Remeron®; Rhotrimine®; Sinequan®; Surmontil®; Tofranil®; Tricyclics; Trimipramine Metabolite; Triptil®; Vivactil® 
Purpose Identification and Quantitation; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Antidepressant 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 3 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Known Interference(s) Protriptyline [GC & GC/MS]: Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite), Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite) 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC & GC/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80332, 80337, 80338 
**Minimum Volume 1.2 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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