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Test Name:Antidepressent drug screen
Test Number:6914
Collect:3.0 mL serum - red
Minimum Volume:0.6 mL serum - red
Alternate Collect:3.0 mL heparin plasma - dk green, no gel
3.0 mL random urine
Container:MedTox Plastic Transfer Vial
Processing:Spin and separate
Ambient - 3 days
Frozen (OK)
Alternate Names:TCA Screen
Tricyclic Screen
Performing Lab:MedTox Scientific (80300); R-MX
Days Set Up:Varies
Expected TAT:3 - 4 days
Ref. Ranges:N/A
Processing Details:
Serum separator tubes (SST) are not recommend.

Qualitative screen analyzes for: amitriptyline, clomipramine, desmethylclomipramine, cyclobenzaprine, desiparmine,doxepin and desmethyldoxepin, fluoxetine and norfluoxetine, imipramine, maprotiline, nortriptyline, paroxetine, protriptyline, sertaline and desmethylsertraline, and trimipramine.
Method:Immunoassay (IA) and Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Codes:G0480
Date Created:07/29/2005
Revised Date:08/31/2018