Hydroxychloroquine, serum/plasma

Alphabetical Test listing

Hydroxychloroquine, serum/plasma-994

  
Hydroxychloroquine, serum/plasma
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Plaquenil
  
  • This test is used to demonstrate the presence of drug to rule out patient non-compliance or to assess acute toxicity or overdose
  • This test may also be useful in establishing a target range for HCQ use in prophylaxis or treatment of infection
  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.4 mL
  

Spin within 2 hours of specimen collection

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
EDTA plasma
Heparin plasma
  

Red serum vial/tube, 5 mL

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Spin and separate within two (2) hours of specimen collection

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 17 days

Refrigerated - 17 days

Frozen - 23 days

    Freeze/thaw cycles, stable x6

  
  • Gross hemolysis
  
LabCorp Burlington (504810): R-NX
  
Th
  
7 days
  

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
80375
  
Yes
  
  
Result SOLOINC
  
05/29/2019
  
04/24/2020