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Carisoprodol and Meprobamate, Serum or Plasma, Quantitative
|Methodology:||Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
Collect: Serum Pre-dose (Trough) Draw - At a Steady State Concentration or Plasma Pre-dose (Trough) Draw - At a Steady State Concentration in Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), Lavender (K3EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA) - 1 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Whole blood. Gel Separator Tubes, Light Blue (Sodium Citrate), or Yellow (SPS or ACD Solution).
Remarks: Please indicate in the supplied fields:
1. Dose - List drug amount and include the units of measure
2. Route - List the route of administration (IV, oral, etc.)
3. Dose Frequency - Indicate how often the dose is administered (per day, per week, as needed, etc.)
4. Type of Draw - Indicate the type of blood draw (Peak, Trough, Random, etc.)
Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
NOTE: * This test is approved for all states. *
|CPT Code(s):||80369 (Alt codes: G6052; 80299)|