Buspirone, Blood Test (0805B)
||Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; This test is New York State approved.
||High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
||1 mL Blood
||Lavender top tube (EDTA)
||Peak serum levels are recommended when monitoring patients because the level in the blood drops so rapidly that many negative results are found at the trough. The peak occurs at 40 to 90 minutes post dose.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 1 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 1 month(s)
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[LC-MS/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.