Ziprasidone, Serum/Plasma

Test Code
17286

CPT Codes
80342

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Minimum Volume
0.4 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) tube or EDTA (pink-top) tube

Instructions
Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic, screw-capped vial, using approved guidelines.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 1 year

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)

Serum Separator Tube (SST®) • PST



Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
National Medical Services
3701 Welsh Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090



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.