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)
- 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): 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.
Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT, forwarded to National Medical Services (NMS), Willow Grove, PA.
Results available in 4-10 days.
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).
Molindone is a tranquilizer used in the management of psychotic disorders. This assay is used to monitor the therapeutic drug level of Molindone.
NMS #3082SP, EPIC: LAB6106, SOFT: XMOLN
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