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venlafaxine and metabolite
Synonyms: Effexor; Venlafaxine and Desmethylvenlafaxine, Serum or Plasma 
Computer Code: (RVEN)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red or sodium heparin green top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min .6 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge, remove plasma, refrigerate. Min 0.6 mL. Separate serum/plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:  
Routine TAT: 6 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 82492 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
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Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 07/22/2014
Time: 07:22:58 (24hr)