Busulfan, Serum/Plasma Test (0820SP)
||Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; The test is an analytical service for the quantification of busulfan in a specimen. It does not provide an area-under-the-curve (AUC) calculation, busulfan clearance information or a recommendation on adjustment to dosing. This test is New York State approved.
||High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
||2 mL Serum or Plasma
||Plastic container (preservative-free)
||Collect 4 mL of blood in Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).
Blood samples should be placed on wet ice immediately after collection. Centrifuge at 4 degrees Celcius within 1 hour and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. The plasma, harvested into appropriate storage tube should be frozen immediately at -20 degrees Celcius and shipped frozen on dry ice.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
||Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[LC-MS/MS] Monday 2nd Shift / 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.