Purpose
Exclusion Screen
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80307
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days (If Positive: 9 days)

Test Includes
1 Ketamine Ketalar® Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Hypnotic, Sedative
2 Norketamine Ketamine Metabolite Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Anesthetic

Test Also Known As
Ketaject®; Ketaset®; Special K
Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5534SP Ketamine and Metabolite Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.4 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
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 9 month(s)
1 Ketamine Ketalar® Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Hypnotic, Sedative
2 Norketamine Ketamine Metabolite Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) ng/mL 20 Anesthetic

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