Metoprolol (Lopressor) Drug Level
Label Mnemonic: METOPSP
Epic Lab Code: LAB3604
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum or Plasma
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Alternate Collection Media:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum or plasma
Absolute Minimum: 0.4 mL serum or plasma
Rejection Criteria:
Gels or separator tubes are not accepted.
Delivery Instructions:
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection.
Testing Schedule:
Varies
Turn Around Time:
3-9 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
By report
Methodology:
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
80375