Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

CLONIDI SP

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS)

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 2 years

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80375 (Alt code: G0480)

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0091062 Clonidine, Serum or Plasma 3495-9
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Aliases

  • Catapres
Clonidine, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)