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OXCARBAZEPINE METABOLITE

Test Code
OXCAR
 
This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
Synonyms
Trileptal; 10-OH Carbamazepine (MHD)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container Type
Red top tube (plain)
Supply Item Number
1372
Specimen Type
Serum
Preferred Volume
1 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Patient Prep
Pre-dose (trough) levels should be drawn
Specimen Processing
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Store and Transport
Refrigerated
Stability
Room Temp 2 weeks  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 month  
Limitations
Hyponatremia can develop during oxcarbazepine therapy.
Reference Laboratory
PAML
Reference Lab Test Code
LCA code 911184
CPT Codes
80183
Interface Order Code
80299.Z55
Billing Code
OXCAR
Test Schedule
Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time
1-3 days
Method
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Oxcarbazepine Metabolite10-35ug/mL
Compliance Remarks
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by PAML. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. PAML is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing.
Notes
This test measures monohydroxyoxcarbazepine (MHD).

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80299.Z55Oxcarbazepine Metabolite
r80299.Z55Oxcarbazepine Metabolite80299.Z55Oxcarbazepine Metaboliteug/mL031019-3

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