Valproic acid, total & free

Alphabetical Test listing

Valproic acid, total & free-6358

  
Valproic acid, total & free
  
6358
  
LAB6358
  
VTF
  
Depakote
Depakene
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
3.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

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

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 2 days

Frozen - 3 months

  
AHL - Chemisty: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Particle-enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay (PETINIA)

  

Total: 50 - 100 µg/mL
Free: 6.0 - 20 µg/mL

  
80164
80165
  
11/30/2001
  
11/05/2020