Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2110

Carbamazepine

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • State Patient's Last Dose
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
  • Spectrophotometric
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80156
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Carbamazepine is potentially toxic at levels greater than 15 ug/mL
Components:
  • 2710 - CARBAMAZEPINE
  • 2917 - LAST DOSE
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