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Oxcarbazepine Metabolite, Serum/Plasma (36637) (36637Z)
1 mL Serum.
__Do not collect in serum separator tubes (SST).
0.25 mL Serum
1 mL Plasma
Serum: Red-top (no gel)
Plasma: EDTA (lavender-top)
Serum and Plasma: Refrigerated preferred; Room temperature
_unacceptable; Frozen acceptable
Serum or Plasma
__Room temperature: 72 Hours
__Refrigerated: 14 Days
__Frozen: 60 Days
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Quest Diagnostics Chantilly
14225 Newbrook Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20151-2228
Sets up 6 days a week.
Reports in 1 day.
|Detection limit||0.5 mcg/mL|
Oxcarbazepine (trileptal) is an anti-convulsant used for treating generalized tonic-clonic and partial seizures. It can be administered alone or as an adjunct to other anti-convulsants.
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