Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
5 - 25 ng/ml. Some patients respond well to high dose alprazolam therapy with resultant serum concentrations of 30 - 55 ng/ml.
7 - 11 days
Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and store at room temperature or refrigerate.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by MedTox Laboratories.