Olanzapine

Alphabetical Test listing

Olanzapine-4480

  
Olanzapine
  
4480
  
LAB4480
  
OLA
  
Zyprexa
  

Therapeutic drug management

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 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
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by inverting 5 - 10 times to prevent clotting.

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

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen - OK

  
MedTox Laboratories (756): R-MX
  
Daily
  
3 - 4 days
  

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

  

10.0 - 80.0 ng/mL

Plasma concentrations of olanzapine greater than 9.0 ng/mL have been associated with therapeutic effect

  

Not established

  
G0480
  
Yes
  
  
11/30/2001
  
03/10/2021
  
05/11/2020