Test ID: Z0890
CPT code: 80203
Specimen Type: Red nongel
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; Analytic time 1 days
Instructions: 2.0mL from red nongel. Refrigerate. Min 0.6mL. No gross hemolysis.
Text: Zonisamide (Zonegran) is approved as adjunctive therapy for partial
seizures refractory to therapy with traditional anticonvulsants.
Rufinamide is a known interference of this assay. Useful for Monitoring zonisamide therapy; recommended for all patients to ensure appropriate dosing.
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)