Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CARBAMAZEPINE (TEGRETOL) LEVEL
Components
Synonyms Tegretol
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable plain RED; Na-Heparin K2 or K3 EDTA
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Cannot use SST collection tube.
Methodology Homogeneous Immunoassay CEDIA
Reference Range 4.0 -12.0 mcg/mL
CPT Code(s) 80156
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs.
Performed Sunday- Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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