Oxcarbazepine (10-Hydroxy Met) Drug Level
|Epic Lab Code:||LAB484|
|Order Form:||A-1a Miscellaneous Request or Epic Req|
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
|Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)|
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw – At steady state concentration.
Turn Around Time:
1-2 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Effective November 18, 2013 Therapeutic Range: 3 - 35 μg/mL Toxic: > 40 μg/mL
Assayed as the monohydroxy metabolite (MHD). No critical range has been established.
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry