Buspirone, Blood Test (0805B)

Buspirone, Blood Test (0805B)

Analysis Code 0805B 
Test Name Buspirone, Blood 
Test Includes Buspirone 
Compound Synonym(s) BuSpar® 
Purpose Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Anxiolytic 
Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 1 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Lavender top tube (EDTA) 
Special Handling 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 Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 1 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 1 month(s) 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [LC-MS/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80375 
**Minimum Volume 0.4 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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