Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80155
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Caffeine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) mcg/mL 0.1 Stimulant

Test Also Known As
No-Doz®; Vivarin®
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Caffeine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) mcg/mL 0.1 Stimulant

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