Days Set Up
Wednesday, Sunday
Analytic Time

2 hours

MiChart Code
Ethosuximide Level
Soft Order Code
ESXD

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Zarontin
ESXD
ETHOSUXIMIDE
ETHOSUXIMIDE LEVEL

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Test Usage

Monitor therapeutic drug levels

Reference Range

40-100 mcg/mL, Toxic > 150 mcg/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate. Heparinized or EDTA plasma is also acceptable.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
80168
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
3616-0

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.