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Imipram/Desipramine

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
IMIDP 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 (HPLC)
Special Instructions:
Collect immediately prior to next dose. Blood must not be allowed to remain in contact with the stopper. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-4 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Desipramine Critical Value: greater than 500 ng/mL Desipramine: 150-300 ng/mL Total Imip/Desipramine: 180-300 ng/mL
CPT Code:
80335
Panel Includes:
Imipramine; Desipramine; Total Imipramine/Desipramine