CLOMIPRAMINE AND METABOLITE

Mnemonic

CLOMIP

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, plain red top tube, also acceptable lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an aliquot tube.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Whole Blood 1.2 mL minimum draw)

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood, gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution) top tubes

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (99336)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

80335

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:04 AM