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Lab Test Dictionary

Alprazolam (Xanax) (4741X)

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)


Synonyms

Xanax

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Standard TAT

4-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Wrap tube in foil to protect from light. Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: Not Established; Frozen: No Established

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Protect from light.


CPT Codes

80346


Revised

09-04-16

Initials

SL