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Test ID FQUET Quetiapine (Seroquel)

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Quetiapine (Seroquel), Serum

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube not acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Units:    ng/mL

 

Therapeutic and toxic ranges have not been established. Expected steady-state Quetiapine plasma levels in patients receiving recommended daily dosages: 100 - 1000 ng/mL.

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information

80342

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FQUET Quetiapine (Seroquel), Serum 26776-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1216 Quetiapine (Seroquel), Serum 26776-5