80182:IMIPRAMINE/DESIPRAMINE

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80182:IMIPRAMINE/DESIPRAMINE
Alias Names: Imavate / Imipramine/Desipramine Fractionation / Presamine / Tofranil
Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC/MS/MS)
Edit Date: 11/16/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 24-48 hous after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 80174-90 / 80160-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: One 4 mL geen top tube (heparin), 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA), or 4 mL grey top tube (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride). Do not use serum or plasma separator tubes (SST or PST).
Handling: Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma from cells.
Stability: 5 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 6 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST or PST.

Referene Range:
Total drug 150-300 ng/mL
Toxic >500 ng/mL