Amitriptyline


Test Information

Test Name

Amitriptyline

Synonyms

Tricyclic antidepressant, Tryptanol, Amitryptyline

Preferred Specimen

Plain tube

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Optimal specimen collection time is 18 hours after dose.
  • Include dose, dose interval, dose time, and collection time on request form.

Processing Information

Registration Code

AMIT

Notes

  • DO NOT use gel tube

Alternative Specimen

Heparin


Methodology

Minimum Volume

1 mL plasma/ serum

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website