Methsuximide as Desmethylmethsuximide

Sunquest Code:CELON  
Epic Code:LAB1056Epic Name:Methsuximide
Methodology:Gas chromatography/flame ionization detection
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 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:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.4 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:78


Critical Range:Greater than 55.0 ug/mL
Reference Range:Desmethylmethsuximide: 10.0-40.0 ug/mL

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