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Paroxetine

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Paxil

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin 

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood. Transfer serum or plasma to plastic aliquot container. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or Plasma Room temp 3 d
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen > 14 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 1 w

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:  

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number: (800) 832-3244

 

 

Reference Range

 

   
Reporting Limit 5 ng/mL
Range 20 - 200 nG/mL

 

Methodology

Method: LC/MS/MS

Analytical Volume: 0.12 mL serum or plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82542

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Paroxetine (Paxil)

Reference Test Number: 172
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via UPS using a Medtox requisition. Medtox accepts Saturday deliveries.