Thiothixene
0099904
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
THIOT
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).  
Remarks
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Avoid use of separator tubes and gels.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 month (avoid freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
Therapeutic Range: 1.0-​15.0 ng/mL
Toxic: Not well established
Interpretive Data
Adverse effects may include drowsiness, tachycardia, hypotension, extrapyramidal symptoms, dystonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Note
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099904Thiothixene
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