Metoprolol (Lopressor)

Test ID: 

703845

CPT code:

80375

Synonyms:

  • Lopressor®
  • Toprol®

Clinical Use:

Therapeutic drug management

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma

Requested Volume: 

2 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.

Patient Preparation: 

Trough levels are most reproducible.

Collection:

Serum or plasma should be separated from cells within two hours of venipuncture. Submit serum or plasma in a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions:

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

Unstable

Refrigerated

Unstable

Frozen

6 months

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x1

Rejection Criteria:

Gel-barrier tube; thawed specimen.

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