Zolpidem, Whole Blood

CPT: 80368
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Ambien®
  • Edluar®
  • Intermezzo®

Use

Therapeutic drug management, assess potential impairment due to presence of zolpidem

Methodology

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Reference Interval

Expected hypnotic zolpidem concentrations in patients taking recommended daily dosages: up to 250 ng/mL.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Whole blood

Volume

3 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube, gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube

Storage Instructions

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

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
809646 Zolpidem, WB 809647 Zolpidem ng/mL 74664-4
809646 Zolpidem, WB 809648 Zolpidem, WB N/A

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