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  Amitriptyline Specimen Type:
  also known as Elavil

Blood


Amitriptyline is a member of the following panels :
Amitriptyline-Nortriptyline Panel

TOXICOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or: 3 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure
  or:10 mL Green Top orSodium heparin or Gray (Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate)

 

Therapeutic Ranges:

CATEGORY

LOW  

HIGH  

UNITS  

Total Drug

95

250

 nglml

Toxic

> 500

nglml

Unit of measure: ng/mL
Ideal sample: 7.0 mL serum or plasma
Absolute minimum amount: 1.0 mL serum or plasma
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Toxicology Blood/Drug Levels
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: Next day
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: XTOX
CyberLAB code: 8199
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A