Purpose
Clinical Analysis; Exclusion Screen & Quantitation; Forensic Analysis; Screening for a Class of Drugs and Quantitation of Positive Findings
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

4 days

Test Includes
1 Diphenhydramine Benadryl®; Ingredient of Benylin and Panadol; Nytol; Unisom High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 50 Antihistamine

Test Also Known As
Bendylate®; Dimenhydrinate; Dramamine®; Gravol®; Sominex®
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 1 month(s)
Refrigerated: 1 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 24 month(s)
1 Diphenhydramine Benadryl®; Ingredient of Benylin and Panadol; Nytol; Unisom High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 50 Antihistamine

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