METHSUXIMIDE METABOLITE, SERUM OR PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge and remove serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time10-12 days
Test CodeMETHX
CPT-4 Code (s)
80339 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Methsuximide (Celontin):   10546-0  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory