Cogentin

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2610
  • Soft Test Code:
  • COGEN
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 894
Alternate Names
  • Benztropine

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

3.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

3.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial 
or
3.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin 
or
3.0 Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

Refrigerated

Collection Instructions

Trough levels are most reproducible

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Cogentin: 5.0 - 25.0 ng/mL

Detection Level: 2.5 ng/mL


Critical Ranges:

75.0 ng/mL


Test Comments:

Drug Category: Anticholinergic


Methodology:
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Nitrogen Phosphorous Detection

Production Schedule

Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical

Coding & Compliance

CDM

00910383


CPT Coding

80375