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TOPIRAMATE

Test Code
TOPARP
 
DO NOT USE GEL SEPARATOR TUBES
SynonymsTopamax
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1 mL
Minimum Volume0.3 mL
Patient PrepTiming of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRoom Temp 6 days  Refrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 month  
Unacceptable ConditionGEL SEPARATOR TUBES; grossly hemolyzed specimens
Alternate SpecimensLavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or green (sodium or lithium heparin)
LimitationsIf testing is to be delayed by more than 1 week, specimens should be stored frozen for up to 1 month prior to being tested. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing of the specimen.
CPT Codes80201 x 1
Interface Order Code80201.Z3
Billing CodeTOPARP
Test ScheduleMon-Fri
Turnaround Time1-2 days
MethodEnzyme Immunoassay
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
TopiramateTherapeutic Range2.0-25.0ug/mL
ToxicNot well established
Clinical SignificanceTopiramate is a broad spectrum, anti-epileptic drug used to control various types of seizures.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80201.Z3Topiramate
r80201.Z3Topiramate80201.Z3Topiramateug/mL 17713-9

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