Aripiprazole, Serum or Plasma


Sunquest Code:ARIPMT  
Epic Code:LAB6698Epic Name:Aripiprazole Metabolite, Serum Plasma
Synonyms:Abilify
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).
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
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:2 weeks at room temperature, refrigerated or frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2007945


Interpretive

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


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