Test Overview
Test Methodology

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

Test Usage

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Reference Range *

5 - 20 ng/ml

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday and Thursday
Analytic Time

6 - 14 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo RIT (80456) (MedTox 79)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or green top tube; do not use SST or PST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum or plasma into a plastic vial and freeze within 6 hours of collection.

Alternate Specimen
Heparinized plasma (green top) is acceptable. [3/02]
Rejection Criteria
SST or PST tube not acceptable.
Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
2 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum or plasma
Additional Information

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

Billing
CPT Code
80360
NY State Approved
No