THIOTHIXENE

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
Therapeutic Range:   1.0-15.0 ng/mL  
Toxic:   Not well established  

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeTHIOT
CPT-4 Code (s)
80342 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
6696-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory