Test ID: Q0119

CPT code: 80177
LOINC: 30471-7
Specimen Type: Red, Lav (EDTA) OR green-top (heparin) . No SST.
Frequency: 2 – 4 days
Instructions: 1 mL Serum OR plasma from Red, Lav (EDTA) OR green-top (heparin) . No SST. Ambient. Min 0.2mL
Text: Levetiracetam is an antiepileptic drug structurally unrelated to other AEDs. LTA has minimal protein binding (<10%), an elimination half-life of 6-8 hours in healthy adults and 10-11 hours in the elderly. In healthy adults, approximately 95% of LTA & metabolites are excreted in the urine. Renal impairment can decrease clearance from 35% to 60%
Methodology: Automated Immunoassay

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