Test ID: Q0119
CPT code: 80177
Specimen Type: red non-gel
Frequency: Mon – Fri; analytic time 2 days
Instructions: 1.0 mL serum (0.5mL min).No gel sep tubes.Separate serum from cells ASAP.Prolonged presence of whole blood may cause hydrolysis of Levetiracetam
Text: Brivaracetam (Briviact) interferes with the measurements of Levetiracetam(Keppra) in the ARK Levetiracetam assay. Serum levels of levetiracetam and/or brivaracetam should be confirmed by a valid chromatographic method if there is a possibility these drugs are co-present in circulation.
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay