Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Olanzapine,Serum/Plasma

Test Name: Olanzapine,Serum/Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
or
4.5 mL Green (Lithium Heparin) top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Once a week
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5-7 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 
Therapeutic Range for 5 to 20 mg/day dose:

32-256 nmol/L
Peak achieved at 6 hours. Effective level >30 nmol/L.
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2016-01-18
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
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
OLAN
 
Referred To:  

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