Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
1 - 2 ng/mL Sedation has been associated with serum clonidine concentrations greater than 1.5 ng/mL.
Collect specimen in a red or green top tube; do not use SST or PST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
DO NOT USE SST OR PST TUBE
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by MedTox Laboratories.