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Test Code Billings Clinic: 8152 Mayo: HALO Haloperidol, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Useful For

Optimizing dosage

 

Monitoring compliance

 

Assessing toxicity

Method Name

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


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Reporting Name

Haloperidol, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

HALOPERIDOL

5-16 ng/mL

 

REDUCED HALOPERIDOL

10-80 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday, Thursday; 4 p.m.

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

80173

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HALO Haloperidol, S 87550-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80339 Haloperidol, S 3669-9
169 Reduced Haloperidol 38364-6

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.