Aripiprazole, Quantitative, Serum/Plasma

Test Code
15922

CPT Codes
80299

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

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

Methodology
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Thurs, Sat; Report available: 2-4 days

Reference Range
Steady state plasma levels in adults following a daily regimen have been reported as:
5 mg 70 to 126 ng/mL
10 mg 109 to 216 ng/mL
15 mg 206 to 278 ng/mL
20 mg 212 to 574 ng/mL
30 mg 320 to 585 ng/mL


Clinical Significance
Aripiprazole (Abilify®) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. The analysis of aripiprazole is used to monitor compliance with drug therapy.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Valencia
27027 Tourney Road
Valencia, CA 91355-6543




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