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Test ID FZOLP Zolpidem (Ambien), serum or plasma

Method Name

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

Reporting Name

Zolpidem (Ambien), 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 is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 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 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Units:    ng/mL

 

Expected hypnotic zolpidem concentrations in patients taking recommended daily dosages: up to 250 ng/mL.

 

Toxic range has not been established.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information

80368

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FZOLP Zolpidem (Ambien), Serum 6953-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3322 Zolpidem, SE 6953-4