Test Details

Mnemonic

IMIPR

Ordering Code

1750335

CPT-4 Code(s)

80335 (G0480)

Specimen Information

Collect

Red-top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours. Send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, potassium oxalate, gray sodium fluoride
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

SST
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Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography
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Reference Range

Therapeutic: 150 – 300 ng/mL
(Sum of imipramine and desipramine)
Toxic: >500 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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