Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Sertraline,Serum/Plasma

Test Name: Sertraline,Serum/Plasma
Alternate Name(s): Zoloft
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
or
6 mL Dark Green (Sodium Heparin) top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required is 1 mL.

Patient should be on the drug at least one week prior to testing. Collect prior to morning dose.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 0-980 nmol/L
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2013-05-02
Critical Value: Toxic: Greater than 980 nmol/L
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Do not use serum separator tubes (SST).
Comments: Referred out Monday - Thursday.
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
SERT
 
Referred To: Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc.

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