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Topiramate level

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB498

 

Synonyms: 

Topamax

Methodology: 

Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).
Handling: Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Unacceptable conditions: Serum or plasma separator tubes. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 6 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 4 weeks

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0070390

CPT Code(s): 

80201

Last Changed: 

12/16/2016 10:00:48

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 6:19:15