Test Overview
Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Reference Range *

10 - 35 mcg/mL. No critical levels have been established for this drug.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
OXCRB
MiChart Code
Oxcarbazepine Level
Synonyms
  • Oxcarbazepine
  • Trileptal
  • OXCARB
  • HYDROXYCARBAZEPINE
  • OXCRB
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Drug Analysis
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. A lavender (EDTA) or green top (Heparin) tube is also acceptable. Centrifuge, aliquot serum or plasma into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
Heparinized (green top) or EDTA (lavender top) plasma is acceptable.
Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
80183
Fee Code
33224
LOINC
25726-1
NY State Approved
No