Methylphenidate, serum

Alphabetical Test listing

Methylphenidate, serum-1442

  
Methylphenidate, serum
  
1442
  
LAB1442
  
MTP
  
Ritalin
  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin, separate and freeze immediately

  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Frozen (strict) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - NO

  
  • Serum separator (SST)/gel tubes are not recommended
  
MedTox Laboratories (79): R-MX
  
Tu
  
5 - 6 days
  

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

  

5.0 - 20.0 ng/mL

  

Peak levels occur at 1-3 hours post dose

Trough levels are often not detectable

  
G0480
  
Yes
  
  
06/17/2011
  
03/10/2021
  
05/11/2020