Fluphenazine
0099906
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
FLUPHEN
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 (K2 EDTA).  
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
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
Therapeutic Range: 0.5-​2.0 ng/mL
Toxic: Not well established
Interpretive Data
Adverse effects may include extrapyramidal symptoms, seizures and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
Note
CPT Code(s)
84022
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099906Fluphenazine
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