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23082 Thioridazine and Mesoridazine (119)

Thioridazine and Mesoridazine (119)
Test Code: THIORID
Synonyms/Keywords
Mellaril®​
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​1 mL ​0.2 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​1 mL ​0.2 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Trough levels are most reproducible
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ Ambient is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage ​ 3 days​
Specimen may also be refrigerated or frozen for longer storage​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday​ 5-7 days​
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Reference Range
Thioridazine:
Reference Range
250 - 1250 ng/mL
 
Mesoridazine:
Reference Range
150 - 1000 ng/mL
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80342
Synonyms/Keywords
Mellaril®​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Thioridazine (Mellaril)
​Cerner ​Thioridazine (Mellaril)
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​1 mL ​0.2 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​1 mL ​0.2 mL
Collection Processing
Trough levels are most reproducible
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ Ambient is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage ​ 3 days​
Specimen may also be refrigerated or frozen for longer storage​
Reference Range Information
Reference Range
Thioridazine:
Reference Range
250 - 1250 ng/mL
 
Mesoridazine:
Reference Range
150 - 1000 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday​ 5-7 days​
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
Reference Lab
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80342
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.