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Test Code OLANZAPINE Olanzapine (Zyprexa)

Reporting Name

Olanzapine (Zyprexa)

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.  


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

 

Reference Values

Reference Range:          10.0 – 80.0 ng/mL

 

Expected steady state concentrations in patients on recommended daily dosages:

            10 – 80.0 ng/mL

Plasma concentrations of olanzapine greater than 9.0 ng/mL have been associated with therapeutic effect.

 

Toxic range has not been established.

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

80342

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FLNZ Olanzapine (Zyprexa) 12389-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1196 Olanzapine 12389-3

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)