Newcastle Laboratories

Amitryptiline

Clinical Background:

Assessing toxicity

Therapeutic drug monitoring to avoid side effects, optimise drug efficiency

Assess compliance

Assessing toxicity

Therapeutic drug monitoring to avoid side effects, optimise drug efficiency

Assess compliance

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    EDTA plasma

    EDTA plasma

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    EDTA plasma

    EDTA plasma

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    2 mL plasma

    2 mL plasma

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    2 mL plasma

    2 mL plasma

  • Special Requirement:

    Store sample at 4°C

    Store sample at 4°C

  • Transport Requirements:

    Post at ambient temperature

    Post at ambient temperature

  • Reference Ranges:

    30 - 150 ug/L

    30 - 150 ug/L

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

    - For external users: TNU-Tr.duty.biochemist@nhs.net

    - For Trust users: DutyBiochemist@nuth.nhs.uk

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for analysis

Turn Around:

7 days

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