Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
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 Nifedipine Procardia® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Antihypertensive

Test Also Known As
Adalat®
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Yes
Rejection Criteria
Not received Light Protected.

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 Nifedipine Procardia® High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 5 Antihypertensive

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