Purpose
Forensic Analysis; This test is not suitable for therapeutic drug monitoring due to high platelet binding and variability of results
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80375
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Chloroquine Aralen®; Reumachlor® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 10 Antimalarial

Test Also Known As
Aralen
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 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 Chloroquine Aralen®; Reumachlor® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 10 Antimalarial

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