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Lab Test Dictionary

Carbamazepine (Tegretol) (5400255)


Synonyms

Tegretol

Specimen Type

Plasma or Serum

Performing Lab

Sharp Memorial Hospital Lab


Epic ID

LAB21

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

8 Hours


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in a plasma separator tube (PST) is also acceptable. Collect just prior to dose. Trough immediately prior to next dose.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Room Temp-OK/Refrigerate-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Plasma or Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.25 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Complete a Sharp requisition form and submit with specimen room temp. Call a RUSH pick-up with TForce.


CPT Codes

80156


Revised

7/11/24

Initials

SA