Carbamazepine, free & total-1959

Test info

  
Carbamazepine, free & total
  
1959
  
LAB1959
  
CZB
  
Carbatrol®
CBZ
Epitol®
Epoxide
Tegretol®
  
  • Carbamazepine
  • Carbamazepine, unbound
  

Therapeutic drug management

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
3.0 mL
  
1.2 mL
  

Spin and separate

  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Spin and separate

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

Performance

  
MedTox Laboratories (954): R-MX
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Ultrafiltration; Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Carbamazepine, total: 4.0 - 12.0 µg/mL

Carbamazepine, free:  0.6 - 4.2 µg/mL

Billing

  
80156
80157

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
10/15/2020
  
05/05/2020