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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Olanzapine



Common AbbreviationsNA
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
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time5 working days
LaboratoryCity hospital, Dudley Road, birmingham, B18 7QH 01215075162
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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