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Sertraline

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
SERTR CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Whole blood is unacceptable, gel separator tubes, Lt Blue (citrate)tubes, SPS or ACD (solution)yellow tubes are unacceptable, Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Special Instructions:
Do not use serum separator tubes. 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:
2-9 days
Additional Info:
Therapeutic Range: Not well established; Critical >300 ng/mL
CPT Code:
80332
Synonyms:
Zoloft