Antidepressant drug screen, qualitative-6914

Test info

  
Antidepressant drug screen, qualitative
  
6914
  
LAB6914
  
ADS
  
TCA
Tricyclic screen
  

Qualitative screen analyzes for:

  • Amitriptyline
  • Clomipramine and desmethylclomipramine
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Amrix, Flexeril)
  • Desipramine
  • Doxepin and desmethyldoxepin
  • Fluoxetine and norfluoxetine
  • Imipramine
  • Maprotiline
  • Nortriptyline
  • Paroxetine
  • Protriptyline
  • Sertaline and desmethylsertraline
  • Trimipramine
  

Detect the use of antidepressant class drugs

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
3.0 mL
  
0.6 mL
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  
Heparin plasma
EDTA plasma
Sodium fluoride plasma
Urine, random
  

Heparin plasma:

Dk green heparin (Li hep or Na hep) x 2

  

EDTA plasma:

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Sodium fluoride (Na fl) plasma:

Grey Sodium flouride (NaFl)

Urine:

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  

Dk green/Lavender/Grey:

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting

  

Plasma:

  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as the approrpriate plasma type, within two (2) hours of sample collection

 

  

Plasma:

Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox)

Urine:

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

  
  • Gel tubes

Performance

  
MedTox Laboratories (80300): R-MX
  
Su - Fr
  
3 - 4 days
  

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

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

See report

Billing

  
G0480
  

Tracking

  
07/29/2005
  
01/11/2022
  
05/04/2020