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Trazodone

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB3574

 

Synonyms: 

Desyrel

Methodology: 

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

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Lavender Top EDTA Tube (plasma); Red-top tube (no gel) (serum)
Transport: Refrigerated.
Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 60 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Trazodone (Desyrel) is a triazolopyridine derivative unrelated in structure to tricyclic antidepressants. Trazodone is indicated for treatment of depression characterized by a prominent and persistant dysphoric mood that interfers with daily functioning.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/BUOrderInfo.action?tc=4732X&labCode=QBA

CPT Code(s): 

80338

Last Changed: 

12/16/2016 10:27:00

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 7:02:54