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

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days (If Positive: 11 days)

Test Includes
1 Amitriptyline Elavil®; Endep® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
2 Nortriptyline Amitriptyline Metabolite; Aventyl®; Pamelor® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5446B Amitriptyline and Metabolite Confirmation, Blood
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.4 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.

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 Amitriptyline Elavil®; Endep® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant
2 Nortriptyline Amitriptyline Metabolite; Aventyl®; Pamelor® Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 10 Antidepressant

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