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Fluoxetine and Metabolite Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
2014180
Ordering Recommendation

Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
FLUOX SP
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
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. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K2EDTA). 
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: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 18 months 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
80332 (Alt code: G0480)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2014181Fluoxetine, Serum/Plasma3644-2
2014182Norfluoxetine, Serum/Plasma3868-7
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Aliases
  • Norfluoxetine
  • Prozac
  • Sarafem

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)