Lamotrigine

Last Modified: 9/23/2019 4:27:32 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Draw 1/2 to 1 hour before next dose at steady-state.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
5 days Refrigerated
14 daus Frozen
 
(Do not use frost free units that undergo repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Rejection Criteria: Gel barrier tubes
Reference Range:

4.0-18.0 mcg/mL

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Clinical Significance: Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant drug used as adjunctive treatment for refactory partial seizures
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 4 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: LAMOT
EPIC Test Code: LAB475
Send Out Test Code: 22060
Alternate Test Names: Lamictal; Lamotrigine, Blood
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 80175

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