Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80375
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Known Interference(s)
Descarboethoxyloratadine [GC]: Amoxapine
Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Loratadine Alavert®; Claritin® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 1 Antihistamine
2 Descarboethoxyloratadine Clarinex®; Desloratadine; Loratadine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 1 Antihistamine Amoxapine

Specimen Type
Urine
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 17 day(s)
Refrigerated: 17 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 17 day(s)
1 Loratadine Alavert®; Claritin® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 1 Antihistamine
2 Descarboethoxyloratadine Clarinex®; Desloratadine; Loratadine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 1 Antihistamine Amoxapine

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