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Test ID BLOD0051 Quetiapine

AKA

Seroquel

Specimen Type/Requirements

Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube - Serum

Dark green (Lithium heparin w/out gel) tube - Plasma

Dark green (Sodium heparin w/out gel) tube - Plasma

 

Trough levels are most reproducible.

 

Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   3.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   600 uL (information provided by MedTox Lab 9/4/2018)  

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   3 days    
Refrigerated   Greater than 3 days   Preferred for transport  
Frozen   Greater than 3 days  

 

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

Analytic Time

5 days

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description  
5563 Quetiapine