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Test Code LAB000 - Enter Specimen type, Source, and Test Name Paroxetine, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
PARO

Reporting Name

Paroxetine, S

Useful For

Monitoring paroxetine therapy

 

Identifying noncompliance, although regular blood level monitoring is not indicated in most patients

 

Identifying states of altered drug metabolism when used in conjunction with CYP2D6 genotyping

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw blood before next scheduled dose.

2. Centrifuge and remove serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

30-120 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Thursday; 4 p.m.

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.

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PARO Paroxetine, S 9699-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
83731 Paroxetine, S 9699-0

Method Name

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

Forms

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