Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Paroxetine,Serum

Test Name: Paroxetine,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Paxil
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red or Navy top Vacutainer tube

Avoid gel-separator tubes
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube 10 - 14 hours after last dose.

Collect trough specimen prior to first morning dose.

A minimum volume of 0.5 mL of serum is required for testing.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
7 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: up to 150 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2007-01-29
Revised Date: 2020-06-22
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate, store and send frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
PAROX
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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