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Buspirone Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091299
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
BUSPIRON
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Recommended peak draw 40-90 minutes post dose. 
Collect
Plain red, lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 0.4 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 4 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
Use of peak serum level is recommended for patient monitoring. Blood drug level drops rapidly, leading to many negative results at the trough. Peak serum concentration occurs 40-90 minutes post dose.
CPT Code(s)
80375 (Alt code: G0480)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091298Buspirone Quantitative, Serum or Plasma9356-7
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Aliases
  • BuSpar

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)