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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Olanzapine

Olanzapine

EDTA

TestOlanzapine
Common AbbreviationsNA
ProfileNA
Tube typeEDTA
Clinical IndicationOlanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic agent. Measurement is used to assess compliance and adequacy of dosage and investigate suspected acute poisoning. A steady-state reference range of 20 – 40 µg/L has been suggested (12h post-dose sample).
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeEDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume4mL
Special PrecautionsPre-dose or 'trough' sample
Stability Contact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time5 working days
LaboratoryViapath King's College Hospital London SE5 9RS 0203 299 5881
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
Limitations Contact Referral Laboratory
Notes
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