Test ID: Z0525

CPT code: 80171
LOINC: 9738-6
Specimen Type: Red, Lav(EDTA) OR green(heparin). NO SST
Frequency: 2 – 5 days and 3rd shift; reported within one working day.
Instructions: 1 mL Serum or Plasma from Red, Lav(EDTA) OR green(heparin). Ambient, Do not use a SST. Min 0.3 mL.
Text: Gabapentin (Neurontin®) is an oral antiepileptic agent that is structurally related to the neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) but it does not interact with GABA receptors in the brain. Its mechanism of action is unknown but it has properties in common with other anticonvulsants. For therapeutic drug monitoring, draw specimen as trough levels.
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

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