Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin,Serum

Test Name: Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Sinequan
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 2 x 6 mL Gold top Vacutainer or 2 x 4 mL Lavender top EDTA Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 3 mL.

To monitor therapy, draw trough specimen prior to morning dose or 10 - 12 hours after last drug administration. Separate and freeze as soon as possible. Analysis includes Desmethyldoxepin.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin: 350-1100 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2005-07-01
Revised Date: 2013-01-10
Critical Value: Toxic: Doxepin + Desmethyldoxepin: Greater than 1400 nmol/L
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Referred out Monday - Thursday
Method of Analysis: GLC/NP Detector
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Send frozen samples ASAP.
System Codes: 
Cerner
DOX
 
Referred To: Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc.

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