Specimen Requirements

Title

IBUPROFEN/MOTRIN

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood (between 60-90 minutes post-dose) in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA

 

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood, gel separator tubes, sodium citrate plasma, yellow ACD plasma

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability

Room temperature: 15 days; Refrigerated: 15 days; Frozen: 15 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

5-7 Days

Clinical Use

Test Code

IBUP