Test Overview

Test Methodology

Kinetic Immunoassay (KIMS)

Test Usage

Monitor therapeutic drug level.

Reference Range*

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.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

2 hour

Soft Order Code

CBZN

MiChart Code

Carbamazepine Level, Total

Synonyms

Synonyms

CARBAMAZEPINE LEVEL
Tegretol
Carbatrol
CBZN
CARBAMAZEPINE

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Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Container

Red Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

80156

LOINC

3432-2

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