Test Overview
Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Test Usage

Therapeutic drug monitoring of levetiracetam.

Reference Range *

3.0 - 60.0 mcg/mL

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

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

8 hours

Soft Order Code
LEVTM
MiChart Code
Levetiracetam (Keppra), Serum
Synonyms
  • Keppra
  • LEVE
  • Levetiracetam, S
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Drug Analysis
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
EDTA and Heparinized plasma are acceptable. [9/15]
Rejection Criteria
SST tube not acceptable.
Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.0 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
80177
Fee Code
KA018
LOINC
30471-7
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