Amantadine


Sunquest Code:AMANT  
Epic Code:LAB3011Epic Name:Amantadine Level
Synonyms:Symmetrel
Methodology:Gas chromatography/nitrogen phosphorus detection
CPT Code:80299
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are the most reproducible.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 3 mL, 0.6 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:418


Interpretive

Critical Range:Greater than or equal to 2000 ng/mL
Reference Range:Therapeutic range has not been established. Expected steady state Amantadine concentrations in patients receiving recommended daily dosages: 200-1000 ng/mL.


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