Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Ethosuximide,Serum

Test Name: Ethosuximide,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Anticonvulsant
Zarontin
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required is 1 mL of serum

Due to long half life of drug time of draw is not important. When making comparative therapeutic measurements timing should be consistent.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
7 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Therapeutic:

280-710 µmol/L
Effective Date: 2008-02-05
Revised Date:  
Critical Value: Critical: >1060 µmol/L
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Referred out Monday - Thursday
Method of Analysis: High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
Critical Information Required: Specify time of last dose and collection.
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship refrigerated.
System Codes: 
Cerner
ETHOS
 
Referred To: Dynacare Laboratory
245 Pall Mall Street
London, Ontario
Tel: 519-679-1630

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