Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Plain Red, Lavender (EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and flash freeze immediately with dry ice. (Min: 0.3 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Separator tubes. Thawed specimens.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 days
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
80375 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0091350||Levodopa Quantitative, Serum/Plasma||9385-6|
|0091378||Carbidopa Quantitative, Serum/Plasma||9328-6|
National Medical Services (NMS)