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Test Code MISC1WARDE3415SP Pentoxifylline (Trental®)

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

3415SP

Primary Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Transport

Refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.

Stability

Ambient: 14 days

Refrigerated: 14 days

Frozen (-20 °C): 2 months

Minimum Testing Volume

2.0 ml

Reference Range

0.1 mcg/mL

Following a single oral 400 mg conventional tablet, peak plasma levels were 1.3 mcg/mL at 0.8 hours post dose.

Following a single 400 mg extended-release tablet, plasma levels were approximately 0.1 mcg/mL at 2 to 4 hours and about 0.06 mcg/mL at 4 to 8 hours post dose.

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Performed

Monday – Sunday

Reported

7-8 days

CPT Codes

80375

Unacceptable Conditions

Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Additional Information

Testing is forwarded to NMS Labs by Warde Medical Laboratory.