Chlorpromazine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB1068
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CHLOR
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 882
Alternate Names
  • Thorazine

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

3.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Alternate Specimen

3.0 (1.2 mL) mL Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Plastic Vial (Ambient)
Promptly centrifuge and separate plasma into a plastic screw-cap vial

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient (preferred)
14 days Refrigerated
1 year Frozen

Collection Instructions

Promptly centrifuge and separate serum into a plastic screw-cap vial

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Chlorpromazine, S/P Optimal antiphsycotic concentrations: 150 - 300 ng/mL

Detection Limit: 10 ng/mL


Methodology:
  • Gas Chromatography (GC)

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

8 to 10 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

01422775


CPT Coding

80342