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Test ID BLOD0051 Quetiapine

AKA

Seroquel

Container Type

serum w/out gel
lithium heparin w/out gel
sodium heparin w/out gel
 

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum
Heparinized plasma
 

Specimen Volume

3.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 3 days
Refrigerated: Greater than 3 days
Frozen: Greater than 3 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Trough levels are most reproducible.
 

Performed Test Frequency

Batched

Methodology

LC/MS/MS

CPT

82542

Performing Lab

Medtox

Additional Information

Therapeutic and toxic ranges have not been established.  Expected steady-state quetiapine plasma levels in patients receivng recommended daily dosage: 100 - 1000 ng/ml

Coverage Limitations

This test has limited coverage - Please submit Commercial Insurance Patient Waiver (Non-Medicare) if applicable

Analytical Time

5 days