IBUPROFEN, SERUM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood (between 60-90 minutes post-dose) in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
Whole blood, gel separator tubes, sodium citrate plasma, yellow ACD plasma

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Stability
Room temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
Therapeutic range:   10-50 µg/mL  
Toxic:   >200 µg/mL  

Performed
Wednesday, Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeIBUPR
CPT-4 Code (s)
80329 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
3687-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory