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ZONISAMIDE

Test Code
ZONI 
 
SynonymsZonegran
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1.5 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume0.8 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 1 week  Refrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 month  
Unacceptable ConditionWhole blood; serum or plasma 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.
Reference LaboratoryPAML
CPT Codes80203
Interface Order Code80299.Z53
Billing CodeZONI
Test ScheduleMon-Fri
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodPETIA
Reference Ranges
TitleRangesUnits
Zonisamide10.0-40.0ug/mL
The proposed therapeutic range for seizure control is 10.0-40.0 ug/mL. Concentrations that exceed 80.0 ug/mL, may contribute to adverse effects.
Pharmacokinetics varies widely, particularly with co-medications and/or compromised renal function.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80299.Z53Zonisamide
r80299.Z53Zonisamide80299.Z53Zonisamideug/mL029620-2

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