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drug screen, tricyclics, serum, qualitative
Synonyms: Tricyclics, Serum 
Computer Code: TDS
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. 
Reference Values: Includes: Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline, Doxepin, Nordoxepin, Imipramine, Desipramine. Qualitative Negative/Presumptive Positive results provided. Does not include confirmatory testing on presumptive positives. Presumptive positive results will be screened for carbamazepine interference.  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: TOXI
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 80101 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)  
Methodology Used: 27
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 07/29/2014
Time: 02:40:11 (24hr)