Ethosuximide


Sunquest Code:ETHO  
Epic Code:LAB683Epic Name:Ethosuximide Level
Synonyms:Zarontin
Methodology:Immunoassay
CPT Code:80168
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Usual sampling time is immediately prior to next dose (trough). Gel barrier tubes are not recommended.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum, serum or plasma. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:Up to 3 days at room temperature. For longer storage, refrigerate or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:48


Interpretive

Critical Range:Greater than 100 µg/mL
Therapeutic Range:40-100 µg/mL


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