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Thiothixine

Navane®, ARUP #2011783, EPIC: LAB6160, SOFT: XTTL

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: One plain Red-top tube.
Also acceptable: One Lavender-top EDTA tube.

Do not use Serum Separator Tubes.

Time of Collection: Trough, just prior to the next dose.

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: 1.0 mL serum or plasma, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.5 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): 24 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 5 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 1 month

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.

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Results available within 2-6 days.

Reference Range

Therapeutic Range: 1.0-15.0 ng/mL.
Toxic Range: Not well established.

Test Methodology

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

Interpretation

The lowest possible plasma concentration at which therapeutic effect is exhibited should be sought.

CPT Code

80342 (alternate code: G0480).

Test Codes

ARUP #2011783, EPIC: LAB6160, SOFT: XTTL

Last Updated

08/30/2017

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