Halcion®, NMS #9285SP, Order as a Miscellaneous Sendout.
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect: One plain Red-top tube.
Do not use Serum Separator Tubes.
Time of draw: 1-1.5 hours after dose (Peak).
Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation
Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).
Preparation for Courier Transport
Transport: 2.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.8 mL)
- Serum Separator (SST) tubes.
- Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
Specimen Stability for Testing:
Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 14 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 14 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.
Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT, forwarded to National Medical Services (NMS), Willow Grove, PA.
Monday - Friday.
Results available in 4-7 days.
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).
Triazolam is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia (generally 7-10 days). This assay is used for the therapeutic monitoring and toxicity assessment of triazolam.
NMS #9285SP, Order as a Miscellaneous Sendout.
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This directory currently reflects information only for specimens collected and/or processed at the Farmington Hills,
Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, and Troy campuses.