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Sertraline and Desmethylsertraline (122)
Test Code: SERTRSO
Synonyms/Keywords
Zoloft®​
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) ​2 mL ​0.4 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​2 mL ​0.4 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ Ambient temperature 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​ ​Performed daily 3 days​
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)​
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Reference Range
Sertraline, ng/ml
Report Limit
5 ng/ml
Reference Range
30-200 ng/ml
Critical Value - High
500 ng/ml
 
Desmethylsertraline, ng/ml
Report Limit
5 ng/ml
 
Message:  The stated reference range is the range of observed steady-state concentrations in individuals receiving therapeutic dosage regimens of sertraline. This is not a defined therapeutic range.
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80332
Synonyms/Keywords
Zoloft®​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Sertraline and Desmethylsertraline (122)
​Cerner ​None
COM​​ ​Sertraline and  Metabolite
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) ​2 mL ​0.4 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​2 mL ​0.4 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ Ambient temperature 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
Sertraline, ng/ml
Report Limit
5 ng/ml
Reference Range
30-200 ng/ml
Critical Value - High
500 ng/ml
 
Desmethylsertraline, ng/ml
Report Limit
5 ng/ml
 
Message:  The stated reference range is the range of observed steady-state concentrations in individuals receiving therapeutic dosage regimens of sertraline. This is not a defined therapeutic range.
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ ​Performed daily 3 days​
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)​
Reference Lab
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80332
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.