Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80335
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 Protriptyline Vivactil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite); Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite)

Test Also Known As
Triptil®
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
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: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
1 Protriptyline Vivactil® Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant Desmethylsertraline (Sertraline metabolite); Norcyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine metabolite)

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