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Nitrazepam

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Mogadon

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

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

Preferred Vol: 4 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note: Gel separator tube is not acceptable.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Separator tube.

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 7 d
  Frozen 180 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 7 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number: (800) 832-3244

 

Reference Range

 

  ng/mL
Reporting Limit 5
Range 30-300
Critical Value 300

 


 

 

 

Methodology

Method: GC - EC

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80154

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Nitrazepam (Mogadon)

Reference Test Number: 137
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via UPS using a Medtox requisition. Medtox accepts Saturday deliveries.