CARBAMAZEPINE-10, 11-EPOXIDE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST Tube

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 10 months

Reference Range
0.2-2.0 µg/mL

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCAREP
CPT-4 Code (s)
80339 (83789)
LOINC Codes
9415-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory