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Test ID FLUOX Fluoxetine, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring serum concentration of fluoxetine during therapy

 

Evaluating potential toxicity

 

Evaluating patient compliance

Method Name

High-Turbulence Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (HTLC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Fluoxetine, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of draw.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

Fluoxetine + norfluoxetine: 120-300 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday; 4 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FLUOX Fluoxetine, S 78437-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80228 Fluoxetine, S 74982-0
251 Norfluoxetine, S 3868-7
252 Fluoxetine+Norfluoxetine 74948-1

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.