March 18, 2022
LabCorp has announced that they are currently experiencing a testing and reporting delay for this assay.
Order only if the patient has taken bivaracetam within the past 48 hours
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.
Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion, 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting
Ambient (preferred) – 14 days
Refrigerated – 14 days
Frozen – 105 days
Freeze/thaw cycles - Stable x3
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
10 − 40 μg/mL