ZALEPLON, SERUM/PLASMA

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

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender-top

Rejection Criteria
SST

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time4-10 days
Test CodeZALEP
CPT-4 Code (s)
80368 (80299)
LOINC Codes
Zaleplon, Serum/Plasma:   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory