Zolpidem
Label Mnemonic: ZOLPID
Epic Lab Code: LAB5739
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Gel Separator tubes. Plasma or whole blood collected in lt. blue (sodium citrate).
Turn Around Time:
1-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Interpretive Data:
Drugs covered: zolpidem

Positive cutoff: 20 ng/mL

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

The absence of expected drug may indicate non-compliance, inappropriate timing of specimen collection relative to drug administration, poor drug absorption, diluted/adulterated urine, or limitations of testing. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive.
Methodology:
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
80368