Ordering Recommendation

Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
SULFONA SP
Methodology

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

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 (K2 or K3EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 months; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Interfering substances: Acetaminophen; Benzocaine; Furosemide; Lidocaine; para-aminobenzoic acid; Thaizide diuretics.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80375 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3001974 Sulfonamides, Quantitative, Serum/Plasma 4040-2
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • Sulfadiazine
  • Sulfamethizole
  • Sulfamethoxazole
  • Sulfapyridine
  • Sulfasalazine
  • Sulfisoxazole
Sulfonamides, Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)