Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Clobazam/Desmethylclobazam,Serum

Test Name: Clobazam/Desmethylclobazam,Serum
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.

Minimum volume of serum required for testing is 0.5 mL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Once a week
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
5 business days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Clobazam:

No therapeutic range has been established, however levels of:
0.15-1.00 µmol/L

Desmethyl Clobazam:
2.8-14.0 µmol/L

have been suggested.
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2017-08-30
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC/MS/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate and freeze. Ship frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
CLB
 
Referred To:  

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