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THIOX / 91126M
THIOTHIXENE (NAVANEŽ), PLASMA OR SERUM

Test Code THIOX / 91126M 
Test THIOTHIXENE (NAVANEŽ), PLASMA OR SERUM 
Methodology High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Fluorescence Detection (HPLC-FL) 
Specimen SUBMIT ONLY 1 OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS:

PLASMA
Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube. (PLASMA GEL TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Spin down and send 3.0 mL (minimum: 0.6 mL) of plasma refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. Submission of the minimum volume results in an elevated reporting limit and inability to repeat analysis.


NOTE:
1. Label both request form and specimen as plasma.
2. Trough levels are most reproducible.

SERUM
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. (SERUM GEL TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Spin down and send 3.0 mL (minimum: 0.6 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. Submission of the minimum volume results in an elevated reporting limit and inability to repeat analysis.
NOTE:
1. Label both request form and specimen as serum.
2. Trough levels are most reproducible. 

Reference Values Reporting limit: 2.0 ng/mL
Reference range: 10.0 - 30.0 ng/mL
Critical Value: 100.0 ng/mL 
Analytic Time 5 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 82491