Fluvoxamine, Urine

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
2 mL of a random urine submitted in a sterile plastic leak-proof container

Minimum Volume
0.7 mL

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months

Gas Chromatography

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Thurs; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
Test is for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) is a drug that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders. It is a potent and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor that has also shown effectiveness in treating depression and panic attacks. The FDA has initially approved its use for obsessive-compulsive disorders only.

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
200 Welsh Rd
Horsham, PA 19044

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.