OLANZAPINE (ZYPREXA)

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: OLANZ
UPHSM LIS Test #: 932
Schedule: Monday - Sunday
Testing Time: 3 days
Testing Lab: MEDTOX

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 2.0 mL Serum
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: 1 Red Top tube
Collection Info:
Draw blood in plain, red top tube.
(Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated.
Note:
1. Indicate serum on request form.
2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).
3. Trough levels are most reproducible
Volume: 2.0 mL Plasma
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: 1 Green Top Sodium heparin tube
Collection Info:
Draw blood in green top (sodium heparin) tube.
(Plasma gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated.
Note:
1. Indicate plasma on request form.
2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).
3. Trough levels are most reproducible

Methods

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

CPT Codes

82542

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

10.0 - 80.0 ng/mL

Expected steady state concentrations in patients on recommended daily dosages: 10.0 - 80.0 ng/mL.
Plasma concentrations of olanzapine greater than 9.0 ng/mL have been associated with therapeutic effect.

Toxic range has not been established.

TEST PERFORMED BY
MEDTOX LABORATORIES, INC.
402 W. COUNTY ROAD D
ST. PAUL, MN 55112