Skip to main content
Skip to main content
Go to homepage

Amitri/Nortriptyline

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
AMINT CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
NAVY BLUE (TRACE ELEMENT-K2EDTA)
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