Prochlorperazine


Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Prochlorperazine Level/Antipsychotic Drug Profile
Synonyms:Neuroleptic Screen; Phenothiazine Screen
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80344 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) protect from light
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are the most reproducible.
Causes for Rejection:Results may be altered if collected in gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.24 mL minimum. Store at room temperature. Protect from light.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. For storage beyond 3 days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:301


Interpretive

Critical Range:Greater than or equal to 40.0 ng/mL
Reference Range:0.5-5.0 ng/mL


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