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BCH Order Code LAB2845 Ziprasidone (Geodone, Zeldox)

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID

Reporting Name


Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens



Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.



Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Units:    ng/mL


Expected plasma concentrations in patients taking Recommended Daily Dosages: Up to 220 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FZIP Ziprasidone 33946-5


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2232 Ziprasidone 33946-5

Report Available

5 to 9 days

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)