CLONIDINE, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 2.0 mL serum (0.7 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 24 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time4-7 days
Test CodeCLONI
CPT-4 Code (s)
80375
LOINC Codes
3495-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory