Rufinamide-8532

Test info

  
Rufinamide
  
8532
  
LAB8532
  
RUF
  
Banzel
  

Therapeutic drug management

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Trough levels are most reproducible

  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

 

  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting

  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as the appropriate plasma type, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen - 180 days

  
  • Gel barrier tubes

Performance

  
MedTox Laboratories (445): R-MX
  
Daily
  
3 - 4 days
  

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Expected  in patients taking recommended dosages: up to 60.0 µg/mL

Billing

  
80210

Tracking

  
05/06/2010
  
03/10/2021
  
05/12/2020