Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80335
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Nortriptyline Aventyl®; Pamelor® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
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
Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Nortriptyline Aventyl®; Pamelor® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant

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