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Molindone Level, Serum or Plasma

Moban, NMS #3082SP, EPIC: LAB6106, SOFT: XMOLN

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One plain Red-top tube.
Also acceptable: Two Lavender-top EDTA tubes.

Do not use Serum Separator Tubes.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 2.0 mL serum or plasma, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.7 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Serum Separator (SST) tubes.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 14 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 30 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 30 days

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT, forwarded to National Medical Services (NMS), Willow Grove, PA.

Performed

Wednesday.
Results available in 4-10 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

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

Clinical Utility

Molindone is a tranquilizer used in the management of psychotic disorders. This assay is used to monitor the therapeutic drug level of Molindone.

CPT Code

80342.

Test Codes

NMS #3082SP, EPIC: LAB6106, SOFT: XMOLN

Last Updated

12/12/2016

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