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Test Code DIAZPM Diazepam and Nordiazepam, Serum

Additional Codes

MAYO: DIA

EPIC: LAB468

Reporting Name

Diazepam and Nordiazepam, S

Useful For

Assessing compliance

 

Monitoring for appropriate therapeutic level

 

Assessing diazepam toxicity

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top (Serum gel/SST are not acceptable)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Therapeutic concentrations

Diazepam and Nordiazepam: 200-2,500 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Thursday

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80346

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DIA Diazepam and Nordiazepam, S 49044-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8629 Diazepam 3548-5
2475 Nordiazepam 3537-8
2459 Diazepam and Nordiazepam 16757-7

Report Available

2 to 9 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

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

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732)

-Therapeutics Test Request (T831)