Test Overview
Test Methodology

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

Test Usage

Therapeutic drug monitoring.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

6 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
PAROX
MiChart Code
Paroxetine (Paxil), Level
Synonyms
  • Seroxet
  • Paxil
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Warde PAROX
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top tube; do not use an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
EDTA Plasma
Rejection Criteria
SST tube not acceptable.
Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Warde Medical Laboratory.

Billing
CPT Code
80332
Fee Code
32156
LOINC
9699-0
NY State Approved
No