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Test Code HALOP Haloperidol, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly


High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Reference Values

5-20 ng/mL

Detection limit:  1 ng/mL

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Plain, red-top tube(s)

Specimen:  4 mL (minimum volume:  2.5 mL) of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate


Note: Collect sample 11-17 hours after last dose

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday


TAT: 5 Days

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900690

Used For

Monitoring the haloperidol concentration is used to assure compliance and avoid toxicity of this antipsychotic drug.