Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80338
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Phenelzine Nardil® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 1 Antidepressant

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.2 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
Frozen
Light Protection
Yes
Rejection Criteria
Not received Light Protected. Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen (-20 °C): 16 day(s)
Frozen (-70 °C): 19 day(s)
1 Phenelzine Nardil® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 1 Antidepressant

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