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Ketamine and Metabolite Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091507
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor patient adherence and exposure.

Mnemonic
KETAMINE S
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain Red or Lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 9 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091505Ketamine Quantitative, Serum/Plasma
0091506Norketamine Quantitative, Serum/Plasma
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Aliases
  • Ketaject
  • Ketalar
  • Ketaset
  • Special K

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)