|Name: ||Imipramine & Desipramine, Blood Level|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red top tube. Do NOT use gel barrier tubes. EDTA plasma is also acceptable|
Separate serum or plasma within 2 hours of collection. Place the sample in a labeled transport tube.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0090157|
| Method: ||Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
|Note: ||Report includes individual values for imipramine, desipramine and total.|
|Processing Info: ||Samples in gel tubes may be accepted IF it was kept at room temperature AND separated from the gel within 2 hours of collection.|
Samples in a refrigerated gel tube are only acceptable if separated within 30 minutes of collection.