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Amitri/Nortriptyline

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
AMINT CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Navy Blue top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
5 mL (3.5 mL minimum)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Special Instructions:
Collect immediately prior to next dose. Centrifuge and take off cells within 2 hours of collection. Avoid contact of blood with the rubber stopper. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Nortriptyline: 50-150 ng/mL Critical Value: greater than 500 ng/mL Amitri/Nortriptyline: 125-250 ng/ml Critical Value: greater than 500 ng/mL
CPT Code:
80335
Panel Includes:
Amitriptyline; Nortriptyline; Total Amitrip/Nortriptyline