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LAMOTRIGINE

Test Code
LAMI
 
Synonyms
Lamictal
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container Type
Red top tube (plain)
Supply Item Number
1372
Specimen Type
Serum
Preferred Volume
1 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume
0.6 mL
Patient Prep
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Specimen Processing
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and Transport
Refrigerated
Stability
Room Temp 1 week  Refrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) 4 weeks  
Unacceptable Condition
Whole blood; serum or plasma separator tubes; grossly hemolyzed specimens
Alternate Specimens
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin)
Limitations
If 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 Laboratory
PAML
CPT Codes
80175
Interface Order Code
80299.Z52
Billing Code
LAMI
Test Schedule
Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time
1-3 days
Method
PETIA
Reference Ranges
TitleRangesUnits
Lamotrigine2.0-20.0ug/mL

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80299.Z52Lamotrigine
r80299.Z52Lamotrigine80299.Z52Lamotrigineug/mL16948-4

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