KETAMINE AND METABOLITE, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 3.0 mL serum (1.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SSt or PST

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeKETMS
CPT-4 Code (s)
80357 (80299)
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory