Chlorpromazine


Test Information

Test Name

Chlorpromazine

Synonyms

Largactil

Preferred Specimen

2x Plain tube

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

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

Processing Information

Registration Code

CHLP

Notes

  • Protect from light with foil wrap
  • DO NOT use gel tube
  • Freeze serum
  • Note last dose

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube

Aliquot Instructions

Must be stored covered from the light


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (Via WHL)

Send Away Volume

3 mL serum

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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