THIORIDAZINE AND METABOLITE, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 2.0 mL serum (0.7 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: 8 days; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 12 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeTHIR
CPT-4 Code (s)
80342 (80299)
LOINC Codes
Mesoridazine:   3760-6  
Thioridazine:   4052-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory