Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Sertraline Order Code : YSERTR
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Zoloft; Desmethylsertraline
Specimen Type: Serum or Plasma
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive, or Green-top tube (sodium heparin)
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1.2 mL
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Standard Run Times: Mon-Sat
Turnaround Time: 5 days
Special Handling: Send 2 mL of either serum or plasma refrigerated. Notes: Trough levels are most reproducible. Indicate serum on request form. Label specimen appropriately (serum).
CPT Codes: 82542
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3154
SHC EPIC Code: LABYSERTR
Causes For Rejection: Serum gel tube is not acceptable. Plasma gel tube is not acceptable.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Toxicology/Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/91345