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Test Code PARO Paroxetine, Serum

Reporting Name

Paroxetine, S

Useful For

Monitoring paroxetine therapy

 

Identifying noncompliance, although regular blood level monitoring is not indicated in most patients

 

Identifying states of altered drug metabolism when used in conjunction with CYP2D6 genotyping

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down within 2 hours of draw.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

30-120 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday; 4 p.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PARO Paroxetine, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
83731 Paroxetine, S 9699-0

Method Name

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