Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80332
80337
80338
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Known Interference(s)
Protriptyline [GC & GC/MS]: Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite); Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite)
Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Amitriptyline Elavil®; Endep® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
2 Nortriptyline Amitriptyline Metabolite; Aventyl®; Pamelor® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
3 Clomipramine Anafranil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
4 Desmethylclomipramine Clomipramine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
5 Imipramine Tofranil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
6 Desipramine Imipramine Metabolite; Norpramin®; Pertofrane® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
7 Doxepin Sinequan® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
8 Desmethyldoxepin Doxepin Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
9 Trimipramine Surmontil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
10 Desmethyltrimipramine Trimipramine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
11 Fluoxetine Prozac® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
12 Norfluoxetine Fluoxetine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
13 Protriptyline Vivactil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite); Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite)
14 Maprotiline Ludiomil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
15 Trazodone Desyrel® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.1 Antidepressant
16 Amoxapine Asendin® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
17 Mirtazapine Remeron® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant

Test Also Known As
Adapin®; Rhotrimine®; Tricyclics; Triptil®
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate), Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
1 Amitriptyline Elavil®; Endep® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
2 Nortriptyline Amitriptyline Metabolite; Aventyl®; Pamelor® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
3 Clomipramine Anafranil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
4 Desmethylclomipramine Clomipramine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
5 Imipramine Tofranil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
6 Desipramine Imipramine Metabolite; Norpramin®; Pertofrane® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
7 Doxepin Sinequan® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
8 Desmethyldoxepin Doxepin Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
9 Trimipramine Surmontil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
10 Desmethyltrimipramine Trimipramine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
11 Fluoxetine Prozac® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
12 Norfluoxetine Fluoxetine Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
13 Protriptyline Vivactil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite); Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite)
14 Maprotiline Ludiomil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
15 Trazodone Desyrel® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.1 Antidepressant
16 Amoxapine Asendin® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
17 Mirtazapine Remeron® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant

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