Bupropion (Wellbutrin)

Test ID: 

703571

CPT code:

80338

Synonyms:

Bupropion and Hydroxybupropion, Serum or Plasma

Wellbutrin®

Zyban®

Clinical Use:

Therapeutic drug management

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma, frozen

Requested Volume: 

3 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.6 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top (no additive) tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended. Storage/Transport: Custom “Transfer for Bupropion Analysis” tube containing Sodium Citrate Monobasic

Patient Preparation: 

Trough levels are most reproducible

Collection:

Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection. Transfer separated serum or plasma to the “Transfer for Bupropion Analysis” tube containing sodium citrate monobasic (white powder). Mix well. Freeze

Storage Instructions:

Freeze immediately; ship frozen on dry ice.

Rejection Criteria

Gel-barrier tubes; specimen received not frozen

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