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CLONAZEPAM

Test Code
CLON
 
SynonymsKlonopin; Rivotril
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1 mL
Minimum Volume0.5 mL
Patient PrepTiming of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRoom Temp 6 weeks  Refrigerated 6 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 months  
Unacceptable ConditionWhole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Alternate SpecimensLavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA)
CPT Codes80154
Billing CodeCLON
Test ScheduleSun, Tue, Thu
Turnaround Time2-5 days
MethodQuantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Clonazepamng/mL
Therapeutic dose (Adult) 1-8 mg/d20-70
ToxicGT 80
Adverse effects may include drowsiness, headache, fatigue, and ataxia

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80154.Z1Clonazepam
r80154.Z1Clonazepam80154.Z1Clonazepamng/mL03494-2

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