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Paroxetine Level

Order Name PAROXETINE
Test Number: 3658300
Revision Date 12/13/2016
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Paroxetine Level
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry  
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1.0mL ( 0.4mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1.0mL ( 0.4mL) Body Fluid Sterile Screwtop Container Refrigerated
Alternate 2 1.0mL ( 0.4mL) Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 3 1.0mL ( 0.4mL) Urine, Random Sterile Screwtop Container Refrigerated
Instructions Unacceptable: Collection with gel barriers (SST or PST).
Acceptable specimens: whole blood, urine, plasma, serum, or body fluid.
  • Whole blood stability: room temperature: 2 days, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 30 days
  • Serum/Plasma stability: room temperature: 14 days, Refrigerated: 30 days, Frozen: 6 months
  • Urine stability: room temperature: 30 days, Refrigerated: 30 days, Frozen: 30 days
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Tues, Fri 
Expected TAT 3 days   
Notes Reference Lab: NMS
NMS Test Code: 3360
CPT Code(s) 80332
Lab Section Reference Lab