Protriptyline Screen, Blood Test (9436B)

Protriptyline Screen, Blood Test (9436B)

Analysis Code 9436B 
Test Name Protriptyline Screen, Blood 
Test Includes Protriptyline 
Compound Synonym(s) Triptil®; Vivactil® 
Purpose Exclusion Screen; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Antidepressant 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography (GC) 
Specimen Requirements 10 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Lavender top tube (EDTA) 
Special Handling None 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s) 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Known Interference(s) Protriptyline [GC]: Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite), Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite) 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC] Tuesday Thursday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80307 
**Minimum Volume 4.8 mL 
Reflex Testing
(when required, addl' fee may apply)
5566B - Protriptyline Confirmation, Blood 
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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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