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|Methodology:||Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
Patient Preparation:Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Collect: Plain Red OR Lavender (EDTA) - 2 ml serum or plasma.Performing Lab
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer plasma to a Standard Transfer Tube.
Stability: After separation of cells: Refrigerated: 3 days
Unacceptable Conditions:Whole blood. Light blue (citrate) or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Note: This test is approved for NY .