Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Plain Red. Also acceptable: 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. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
|Therapeutic Range||Not well established|
|Total (Aripiprazole and Dehydroaripiprazole)||150-500 ng/mL|
|Toxic range||Not well established|
The therapeutic range is based on serum pre-dose (trough) draw at steady-state concentration. Adverse effects to aripiprazole therapy may include headache, nausea, somnolence and blurred vision.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
80342 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2007948||Total Aripiprazole and Metabolite S/P|