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 2.0 mL serum (0.7 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST

Methodology
Quatitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Stability
Room temperature: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time5-12 days
Test CodeMETHX
CPT-4 Code (s)
80339 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory