Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Lamotrigine,Serum

Test Name: Lamotrigine,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Lamictal
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
or
4.5 mL Green (Lithium Heparin) top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Once per week
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 4.0-39.0 µmol/L
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2016-01-18
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Risk of toxicity increases above 60 µmol/L
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC/MS/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate and freeze. Ship on ice packs or frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
LAMICTAL
 
Referred To:  

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