Newcastle Laboratories

Quetiapine

Clinical Background:

Quetiapine, an atypical antipsychotic, is a dibenzothiazepine derivative, structurally related to clozapine and olanzapine.

Therapeutic drug monitoring

Quetiapine, an atypical antipsychotic, is a dibenzothiazepine derivative, structurally related to clozapine and olanzapine.

Therapeutic drug monitoring

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    EDTA plasma

    EDTA plasma

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    EDTA plasma

    EDTA plasma

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1 mL 

    1 mL 

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    1 mL 

    1 mL 

  • Special Requirement:

    Store sample at 4°C

    Store sample at 4°C

  • Transport Requirements:

    Post at ambient temperature

    Post at ambient temperature

  • 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:

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for analysis

Turn Around:

3 weeks

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