Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CHLORPROMAZINE LEVEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CHLRP      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84022.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 19451

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma (preferred) or serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
3 mL serum or plasma; minimum 1.2 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.
Special notes:
Do not draw serum in serum separator tubes (SST). Draw sample 1/2 to 1 hour before next dose.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allows serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm and submit 2 mL aliquot serum or plasma. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred). Refrigerated or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 1 week. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes not acceptable. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Optimal antipsychotic concentrations 150-300 ng/mL. Reporting limit 10 ng/mL.
CPT code(s):
80342
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Chlorpromazine.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Synonyms:
Thorazine
Quest test code 581

Performing Locations

National Medical Services

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Sunday morning    
Performed stat? No
Locations  |    Search  |    Site Map |   Contact Us
©2000-2019 Geisinger Health System.   All rights reserved.
*GMC - Geisinger Medical Center; GWV - Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center; GSACH - Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital; GBH - Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital;
GCMC - Geisinger Community Medical Center (Scranton); GLH - Geisinger Lewistown Hospital; GHS - Geisinger Holy Spirit; GJSH - Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital,
GSWB - Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre