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Citalopram Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
2003302
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CITALO
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 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, lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma into an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (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: 1 month 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2003303Citalopram Quantitative, Serum or Plasma34635-3
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Aliases
  • Celexa(R) (Citalopram, Serum or Plasma)

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)