CLONAZEPAM

Mnemonic

CLONA

Synonym

Clonepin® - Klonopin®

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, gray (Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride). Also acceptable: Plain red, green (Sodium Heparin), lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA)

Handling

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

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL (Whole Blood 2.5 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: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 years (avoid freeze/thaw)

Testing Information

Performed

Tue, Fri

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (0090055)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided. 

Therapeutic Range

15-60 ng/mL

Toxic Levels

>80 ng/mL

CPT Codes

80346

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