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.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Daily, 24 hours
Soft Order Code
Carbamazepine Level, Total
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect blood in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
0.5 mL serum
0.25 mL serum