Bupropion and Metabolite, Serum or Plasma
Wellbutrin - Zyban® - Budeprion - Aplenzin - Amfebutamone
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 5.0 mL plain red top tube. Also acceptable: Plasma, lavender (K2 or K3EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), green (Heparin) or gray (Potassium Oxalate or Sodium Fluoride).
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2.0 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 14 days
Submit With Order
1. Dose - List drug amount and include the units of measure
2. Route - List the route of administration (IV, oral, etc.)
3. Dose Frequency - Indicate how often the dose is administered (per day, per week, as needed, etc.)
4. Type of Draw - Indicate the type of blood draw (Peak, Trough, Random, etc.)
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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