Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Test Usage

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Reference Range*

1 - 2 ng/mL Sedation has been associated with serum clonidine concentrations greater than 1.5 ng/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily

Analytic Time

6-9 days

Soft Order Code

MMLR

Synonyms

Synonyms

Catapres

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Mayo FCLON (91107) (MedTox 406)

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

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.

Special Handing

DO NOT USE SST OR PST TUBE

Rejection Criteria

SST or PST tube not acceptable.

Container

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube

Normal Volume

5 mL serum or plasma

Minimum Volume

1.2 mL serum or plasma

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by MedTox Laboratories.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

80375

LOINC

3495-9

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