PIMOZIDE, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge and separate seurm from cells. Send 1.0 mL seurm (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST or PST

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

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodePIMO
CPT-4 Code (s)
80342 (80299)
LOINC Codes
12410-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory