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Lab Test Dictionary

Methsuximide and Normethsuximide, Serum or Plasma (2011531)

Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry


Synonyms

Celontin; Desmethylmethsuximide

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday and Thursday

Standard TAT

1-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable. Indicate dose, route, dose frequency and type of draw.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: 1 Month

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood; Gel separator tubes

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

80339


Revised

03-31-17

Initials

SL