Kinetic Immunoassay (KIMS)
Monitor therapeutic drug level, compliance, evaluate phenytoin toxicity
Therapeutic Levels: 10-20 mcg/mL (adults), 5-20 mcg/mL (children), Toxic levels: greater than 30 mcg/mL.
- DILANTIN LEVEL
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect blood in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.