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Test Code SERTRA Sertraline (Zoloft) and Desmethylsertraline

Additional Codes

EMR Interface Order Code: 13800

Reporting Name

Sertraline (Zoloft)

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Green Top

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube, plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Serum

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube, serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

 


Specimen Minimum Volume

1.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

SST

Reference Values

Sertraline:

Reference Range: 30 - 200 ng/mL

Report Limit 10 ng/mL

 

Desmethylsertraline:      ng/mL

No reference range provided

  

The stated reference range is the range of observed steady-state concentrations in individuals receiving therapeutic dosage regimens of sertraline. This is not a defined therapeutic range.

Report Limit 10 ng/mL

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

80332

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSERT Sertraline (Zoloft) 78438-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2298 Sertraline 6906-2
Z2299 Desmethylsertraline 6897-3

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.