Escitalopram, Urine

CPT: 80332
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Test Details


  • Lexapro®


Detect presence of escitalopram


High-pressure liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection (HPLC/FL)

Specimen Requirements


Urine (random)


10 mL

Minimum Volume

2 mL


Plastic urine container without preservative

Storage Instructions

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

Causes for Rejection

Urine in preservative tube


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
247407 Escitalopram, U 247408 Escitalopram ng/mL 73692-6
247407 Escitalopram, U 247409 Desmethylcitalopram ng/mL 73584-5

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