Kinetic Immunoassay (KIMS)
Monitor therapeutic drug level.
Therapeutic: 4-8 mcg/mL for multiple drug regimen, 8-12 mcg/mL for single drug regimen, Toxic: greater than 8 mcg/mL for multiple drug regimen, greater than 12 mcg/mL for single drug regimen.
- CARBAMAZEPINE LEVEL
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect blood in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.