MAPROTILINE, SERUM/PLASMA

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: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST

Methodology
Gas Chromatography (GC)

Stability
Room temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 25 days; Frozen: 12 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeMAPRT
CPT-4 Code (s)
80335 (80299)
LOINC Codes
3735-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory