Test ID: Z0540
CPT code: 80299
Specimen Type: Red or SST
Frequency: Setup: Tue-Sat; analytic time 1 day
Instructions: 0.2mL serum from red or SST tube, refrigerate. Draw immediately before next scheduled dose. Spin down within 2 hours of draw.
Text: Useful For: Monitoring oxcarbazepine therapy.
This test cannot be performed on whole blood.
Toxic levels have not been well established.
Methodology: High-Turbulence Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy (HTLC-MS/MS)