Bupropion (Wellbutrin)

Test ID: 


CPT code:



Bupropion and Hydroxybupropion, Serum or Plasma



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


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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