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Lab Test Dictionary

Clomipramine (30013X)


Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia

Lab Test Days

1 Day a week

Standard TAT

3 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

6 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Collect at steady-state trough concetrations. Specimen should be collected >12 Hours after dose. Do not use gel barrier/serum separator tube (SST). Plasma collect in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube, sodium heparin (dark green-top) tube or lithium heparin (dark green-top) tube is acceptable.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 8 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen:

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Gel barrier/Serum separator tube

Test Volume Required

3 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Included Tests

Clomipramine, Desmethylclomipramine and Total

CPT Codes