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4950: Fluoxetine Print View
Norfluoxetine LC-MS-MS  By Report  mcg/L 
Fluoxetine LC-MS-MS  By Report  mcg/L 
Total CALC  300 - 1150  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Lithium 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)  

Fluoxetine is an antidepressant drug that is also used in the treatment of bulimia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Therapeutic drug monitoring is useful to optimize dose and avoid toxicity.

Collect at steady-state trough concentration. Specimen should be
collected > 12 hrs after dose. Do not use gel barrier/Serum
separator tubes.
ACD plasma is unacceptable.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
80332

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject criteria: Gross hemolysis; gel barrier/Serum Separator tubes and ACD plasma.






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