Tranxene, Gen-XENE, Novo-Clopate, Clorazepate Level (assayed as Nordiazepam), WARDE: NORDZ, EPIC: LAB5980, SOFT: XCLZP
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect (preferred specimen): One plain Red-top tube.
Do not use Serum Separator Tubes.
Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge to separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).
Preparation for Courier Transport
Transport: 1.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.2 mL)
- Serum Separator (SST) tubes.
- Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
Specimen Stability for Testing:
Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 14 days
Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:
Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.
Sent to Warde Medical Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Results available within 2-4 days.
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry.
Clorazepate is assayed as Nordiazepam.
WARDE: NORDZ, EPIC: LAB5980, SOFT: XCLZP
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