92195:METHADONE

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92195:METHADONE
Alias Names: Dolophine
Methodology: Gas Chromatography(GC)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Released: 5-6 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83840-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: One 4 mL grey top tube (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) or 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). Do not use serum separator tube (SST) or plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 1.2 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Therapeutic drug monitoring.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST or PST.