Clonazepam

Last Modified: 2/20/2019 12:41:17 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube 
Collection Instructions:

Collect at trough concentration, immediately before the administration of the next dose

Centrifuge and separate immediately

Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 1 day Ambient
3 days Refrigerated
2 weeks Frozen (Preferred)
Rejection Criteria: Gell Barrier / Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Reference Range: Clonazapam: 30 - 60 ng/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry
Clinical Significance: Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine used as a tranquilizer. Clonazepam is used in treating patients with seizures and in reducing tardive dyskinesia. Therapeutic drug monitoring is useful to avoid toxicity.
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: CLONA
EPIC Test Code: LAB466
Send Out Test Code: 340
Alternate Test Names: Klonopin
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 80346

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