Gas Chromatography (GC)
Monitor compliance; assess toxicity.
Thioridazine: Steady-state serum concentration during chronic oral administration of 400 mg daily: 140 - 2600 ng/mL. Therapeutic steady-state concentrations may overlap levels associated with toxicity; Mesoridazine: 100 - 1400 ng/mL.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
5 - 8 days
Soft Order Code
Warde THIR (NMS 4461SP)
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect blood in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
SST tube not acceptable.
2.0 mL serum
0.7 mL serum
Test sent to Warde Medical Laboratory; performed by NMS Labs.