Mirtazapine, serum or plasma

Alphabetical Test listing

Mirtazapine, serum or plasma-994

  
Mirtazapine, serum or plasma
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Remeron
  

Therapeutic drug management

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Draw just before the next dose

  

Spin and separate within 2 hours of collection

  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Ambient - < 3 days

Refrigerated (OK)

Frozen (OK)

  
  • Gel-barrier tubes
  
LabCorp Burlington (808414): R-NX
  
Tu, Th, Sat
  
10 - 14 days
  

High-pressure liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection (HPLC/FD)

  

Expected steady-state trough Mirtazapine concentrations in patients receiving recommended daily dosages: 4.0 - 40.0 ng/mL

  

Trough levels are most reproducible

  
80335
  
Yes
  
  
Result 17283-3
  
08/19/2019
  
08/19/2019
  
07/22/2020