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Diazepam

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method HPLC
Collection Instructions Do NOT use a serum separator tube.
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top
Processing notes Refrigerate. Order Quest # 94130
Units mg/L
Normal range Therapeutic: 0.1-2.5 mg/L for the SUM of the parent drug and its metabolite
Critical value Quest Priority-1: Diazepam + Norazepam ≥ 3.0 mg/L
Synonyms Valium; nordiazepam; oxazepam; Desmethyldiazepam;
Turn around times Test performed Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
Additional information Includes nordiazepam and oxazepam.

Potentially toxic: > 2.5.
CPT coding 80154-90
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:04:21 PM
Entry Number 304
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