Olanzapine
0098833
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
OLANZ
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Wed, Sat
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transport 2 mL serum or plasma. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
 
Therapeutic Range: 20-​80 ng/mL
Toxic: Not well established
Interpretive Data
Adverse effects may include dizziness, fatigue, somnolence and muscle weakness.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0098833Olanzapine
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Aliases
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