ARIPIPRAZOLE, QUANTITATIVE, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in red-top tube. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 3.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped pastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
SST

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Steady state plasma levels in adults following a daily regimen have been reported as:
5 mg:   70-126 ng/mL  
10 mg:   109-216 ng/mL  
15 mg:   206-278 ng/mL  
20 mg:   212-574 ng/mL  
30 mg:   320-585 ng/mL  

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeARIPZ
CPT-4 Code (s)
80342 (80299)
LOINC Codes
38893-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory