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Lab Test Dictionary

Topiramate (30965)

Methodology

Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry


Synonyms

Topamax

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia


Epic ID

LAB01077

Lab Test Days

Tuesday-Saturday

Standard TAT

4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Draw at peak (2-4 hours after dose) or trough (0.5-1 hour before dose) at steady state. Do not use serum/plasma separator tubes (SST/PST). Plasma collected in a lithium (green-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Serum/plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma


CPT Codes

80201


Revised

10-14-18

Initials

SL