Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; Smoking Cessation Adjunct
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80338
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Bupropion Wellbutrin® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Antidepressant
2 Hydroxybupropion Bupropion Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 50 Antidepressant

Test Also Known As
Zyban®
Specimen Type
Fluid
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Frozen
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen (-20 °C): 1 month(s)
1 Bupropion Wellbutrin® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Antidepressant
2 Hydroxybupropion Bupropion Metabolite High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 50 Antidepressant

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