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Epic Code LAB852 Methylphenidate, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Code: RIT

Epic Code: LAB 852

Interface Order Alias: 10468

Cerner: 4139

Reporting Name

Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and freeze immediately. Send 2 mL of sodium heparin plasma frozen in a plastic vial on dry ice.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and freeze immediately. Send 2 mL serum frozen in a plastic vial on dry ice.


Laboratory Test Directory Note:

COLLECTION NOTE: Volumes listed are in serum or plasma, draw approximately 2 1/2 times the requested volume in whole blood.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Frozen 180 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday and Thursday

Reference Values

Reference Range: 5.0 - 20.0 ng/mL

Method Name

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

Report Available

5 to 13 days

CPT Code Information

80360

 

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
RIT Methylphenidate (Ritalin) 3807-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1121 Methylphenidate (Ritalin) 3807-5