Ibuprofen


Sunquest Code:IBU  
Epic Code:LAB3096Epic Name:Ibuprofen Level
Synonyms:Motrin; Advil; Nuprin
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography with ultraviolet detection
CPT Code:80329
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Usual sampling time is immediately prior to next dose (trough). Serial levels may be collected in treatment of cystic fibrosis.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:58


Interpretive

Critical Range:Greater than 500 ug/mL
Reference Range:10-50 ug/mL


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