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Librium & Metabolite

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
LIBRI CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Special Instructions:
Do not use serum separator tubes. Protect from light. Remove serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-6 days
Additional Info:
Reference Range: Librium: 500-3,000 ng/mL (Based on an adult dose 5-100 mg) Critical >5,000 ng/mL Nordiazepam: 100-1500 ng/mL (Based on normal dosages) Critical >2,500 ng/mL
CPT Code:
80346
Panel Includes:
Librium and Nordiazepam
Synonyms:
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