Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Recommended peak draw 40-90 minutes post dose.
Plain red, lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 4 months
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
Use of peak serum level is recommended for patient monitoring. Blood drug level drops rapidly, leading to many negative results at the trough. Peak serum concentration occurs 40-90 minutes post dose.
80375 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0091298||Buspirone Quantitative, Serum or Plasma||9356-7|
National Medical Services (NMS)