Antidepressant Drug Screen


Sunquest Code:ADDS  
Epic Code:LAB3264Epic Name:Antidepressant Drug Screen
Synonyms:TCA Screen; Tricyclic Screen
Methodology:Immunoassay/Liquid chromatography/Tandam mass spectrometry
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Test Includes:Amitriptyline, clomipramine and desmethylclomipramine, cyclobenzaprine, desipramine, doxepin and desmethyldoxepine, fluoxetine and norfluoxetine, imipramine, maprotiline, nortriptyline, paroxetine, protriptyline, sertraline and desmethysertraline, trimipramine
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or urine
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Causes for Rejection:Serum separator tubes (SST)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 0.6 mL minimum serum or plasma. Aliquot 3 mL, 0.6 mL minimum urine into plastic leakproof container. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:80300


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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