Carbamazepine

Tegretol®
TEST CODE
CRA1251
CPT
80156
Expected
Turnaround Time
Within 1 Day
Patient Preparation
-

Specimen Requirements

Specimen
Gel-Free Serum
Volume
1.0 mL / 0.5 mL minimum
Container
Red Top Tube
Preparation
Draw blood in red-top tube. Centrifuge, remove the serum and place in transport tube. Label the transport tube with patient identifiers and specimen type.
Stability
Refrigerated, 30 Days
Storage Instructions
Refrigerated

Test Details

Methodology
Rejection Criteria
Received after 30 days refrigerated. Serum not separated from cells. Sample hemolyzed. Grossly lipemic samples. Improper labeling. Incorrect collection container.

Test Components

Test Code
Test Name
LOINC
300999
Carbamazepine
3432-2

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