Zonisamide Level, Quantitative


Sunquest Code:ZONIS  
Epic Code:LAB6980Epic Name:Zonisamide Level, Quantitative
Synonyms:Zonegran
Methodology:Enzyme multiplied immunoassay
CPT Code:80203
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are most reproducible.
Causes for Rejection:Whole blood. Gel separator tubes. Light blue (citrate) or yellow (SPS or ACD solution)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:97908


Interpretive

Critical Range:80.0 ug/mL or greater
Therapeutic Range:Not well established. The proposed therapeutic range for seizure control is 10-40 ug/mL.


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