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pawsPathologyManual: Amitriptyline/Nortriptyline

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Amitriptyline/Nortriptyline

Synonyms

Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCA), Nortriptyline/Amitriptyline, Amitriptyline/Nortriptyline

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

7.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

7.0 mL plain red top blood tube ONLY

Storage and Transport

Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than serum, gold top SST blood tube, gross hemolysis, gross lipemia

Turn Around Time

5-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

80152, 80182

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,839,297

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Monitoring serum concentration during therapy

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

HPLC

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

Amitriptyline analytical interferences-sertraline may cause false low results, and clomipramine, amlodipine, chlorpheniramine, chlorpromazine, promazine, trihexyphenidyl, citalopram, or escitalopram may cause false elevations.  Nortriptyline analytical interferences-sertraline may cause false low results, and metformin may cause false elevations

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref AMIT, Ref Amitriptyl

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir