Test Catalog

Test ID: CLOM    
Clomipramine, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum Red

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose (minimum 12 hours after last dose).

2. Serum must be separated from cells within 2 hours of draw.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.25

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Serum gel tube

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Serum RedRefrigerated (preferred)28 days
 Frozen 28 days
 Ambient 7 days