Levetiracetam, serum or plasma

Alphabetical Test listing

Levetiracetam, serum or plasma-994

Order only if the patient has taken bivaracetam within the past 48 hours

  
Levetiracetam, serum or plasma
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Keppra
  

This test is only for patient’s that have taken bivaracetam within the past 48 hours.

If bivaracetam hasn’t been taken,   order the Levetiracetam (8454/LAB8454)  assay.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin and separate

  
Heparin plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Spin and separate

  

Ambient (preferred) – 14 days

Refrigerated – 14 days

Frozen – 105 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - Stable x3

  
  • Specimens collected in gel-barrier tubes
  
LabCorp Burlington (716936): R-NX
  
Mo - Sa
  
2 - 4 days
  

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

  

10 − 40 μg/mL

  
80177
  
02/14/2020