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Perphenazine (INACTIVE as of 02/17/15:  Refer to 2011555)
0099985
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PERP
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Mon,Wed, Fri
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration 
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA or K3EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin). Also acceptable (avoid if possible): Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube (follow preparation instructions below). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)
SST or PST: Serum or plasma in a gel separator tube stored at room temperature is acceptable if separated from the gel within 6 hours. Serum or plasma in a gel separator tube stored refrigerated is acceptable if separated from the gel within 2 hours. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Citrated plasma. Tubes that contain liquid anticoagulant. 
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:0.6-2.4 ng/mL
Toxic:Greater than 12 ng/mL

Interpretive Data
Adverse effects may include extrapyramidal effects, tardive dyskinesia, drowsiness and neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

Note
CPT Code(s)
80342; (Alt code: G6057)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0099985Perphenazine3927-1
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Aliases
  • Etrafon
  • etrafon blood level
  • perphenazine blood level
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  • Trilafon