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Test ID BLOD0053 Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC), Serum

Useful For

Monitoring serum concentration during oxcarbazepine therapy

 

Assessing compliance

 

Assessing potential toxicity

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose.

2. Spin down within 2 hours of draw.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday through Saturday; 12 a.m., Saturday; 1 p.m.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Method Name

High-Turbulence Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (HTLC-MS/MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80183

Reporting Name

Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC), S

Reference Values

Oxcarbazepine metabolite: 3-35 mcg/mL

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen.

Secondary ID

81030
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
73 Oxcarbazepine