PAROXETINE, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.4 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: 14 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodePAROX
CPT-4 Code (s)
80332
LOINC Codes
9699-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory