Gabapentin

Alphabetical Test listing

Gabapentin-13300

  
Gabapentin
  
13300
  
LAB13300
  
GAB
  
Neurontin
  

Therapeutic drug management

  
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

 

  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently 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)

Frozen

Ambient: <3 days

  
  • Gel-barrier tubes
  
MedTox Laboratories (160): R-MX
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Immunoassay (IA)

  

4.0 - 16.0 µg/mL

  
80171
  
03/06/2019
  
03/10/2021
  
12/20/2021