» LEARN MORE ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES, TESTING, VISITOR & SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

MyHealth

Manage your account, request prescriptions, set up appointments & more.

LOG IN
Don't have an account
Contact Us
    • see more mega-menu-label
    • see more mega-menu-label
    • see more mega-menu-label
    • see more mega-menu-label
    • see more mega-menu-label
    • see more mega-menu-label
    • see more mega-menu-label

Bupropion and Metabolite, Serum or Plasma

Mnemonic

BUPMET

Synonym

Wellbutrin - Zyban® - Budeprion - Aplenzin - Amfebutamone

Includes

Bupropion, Hydroxybupropion

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL plain red top tube. Also acceptable: Plasma, lavender (K2 or K3EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), green (Heparin) or gray (Potassium Oxalate or Sodium Fluoride).

Handling

Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2.0 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Transport

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 14 days

Testing Information

Note

Submit With Order
Please indicate:
1.  Dose - List drug amount and include the units of measure
2.  Route - List the route of administration (IV, oral, etc.)
3.  Dose Frequency - Indicate how often the dose is administered (per day, per week, as needed, etc.)
4.  Type of Draw - Indicate the type of blood draw (Peak, Trough, Random, etc.) 

Performed

Monday

Reported

9-10 days

Method

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (3003034)

Reference Values

Reference Values

0 - 9 U/L

CPT Codes

80338 (Alt code: G0480)

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 04:01:18 AM


Client Services: 503-413-1234