Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Clonazepam,Serum

Test Name: Clonazepam,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Rivotril
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 2 x 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
or
2 x 4.5 mL Green (Lithium Heparin) top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.

Minimum volume of serum or plasma required for testing is 3 mL.

Spin and aliquot serum or plasma and freeze immediately and send to the lab.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Once a week
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 20-180 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2009-06-10
Revised Date: 2016-01-18
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Alert value is 320 nmol/L
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC/MS/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate and freeze. Ship frozen and do not allow time to thaw
System Codes: 
Cerner
CLON
 
Referred To:  

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