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Test ID HALO Haloperidol, Serum

Useful For

Optimizing haloperidol dosage

 

Monitoring patient compliance

 

Assessing toxicity

Method Name

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

Reporting Name

Haloperidol, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top (serum gel/SST are not acceptable)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw blood immediately before next scheduled dose.

2. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

HALOPERIDOL:

5-16 ng/mL

 

REDUCED HALOPERIDOL:

10-80 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80173

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HALO Haloperidol, S 87550-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80339 Haloperidol, S 3669-9
169 Reduced Haloperidol 38364-6

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.

Report Available

2 to 5 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.