NIFEDIPINE, 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 an amber screw-capped plastic vial. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST, Samples not light protected.

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

Stability
Room temperature: Undetermined; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time5-10 days
Test CodeNIFED
CPT-4 Code (s)
80375
LOINC Codes
9386-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory