Rufinamide Level, Serum or Plasma


Sunquest Code:RUFI  
Epic Code:LAB6990Epic Name:Rufinamide Level,
Synonyms:Banzel
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate) or yellow (SPS or ACD solution) tubes.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability after separation from cells: 2 weeks at room temperature, refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2003176


Interpretive

Reference Range:Dose-related range (values at dosages of 800-7200 mg/day): 3-30 ug/mL.


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