Aripiprazole, Serum or Plasma

Sunquest Code:ARIPMT  
Epic Code:LAB6698Epic Name:Aripiprazole Metabolite, Serum Plasma
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.
Special Instructions:Please include the following information with the specimen. Drug amount (including units of measure); route of administration; frequency of dose and type of blood draw (peak, trough or random).

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Gel separator tubes, sodium citrate tubes or yellow ACD tubes.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Room temperature, refrigerated or frozen - 2 weeks
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2007945


Reference Range:150-500 ng/mL
Use:Therapeutic monitoring of aripiprazole (Abilify).

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