Lab Test : Carbamazepine

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Alternate:Tegretol
Includes:N/A
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:CRBA
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.1 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin); red top acceptable
Temperature:Transported to lab within 15 minutes.
Rejection:None.
Normal:Therapeutic: 8.0-12.0 g/mL.
Toxic: >15.0 g/mL.
Uses:Monitoring of therapeutic levels, peak serum concentrations achieved 2.5-6.0 hours after oral dose.
Limitations:None.
Method:PETINIA (Particle enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay) biochromatic
 

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