Vigabatrin


Sunquest Code:VIGA  
Epic Code:LAB5971Epic Name:Vigabatrin (Sabril)
Synonyms:Sabril
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography with Fluroescence Detection (HPLC-FL)
CPT Code:80299
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days. Stat testing is available for an additional fee.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.4 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.6 mL minimum. Samples are stable at room temperature for 3 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:422


Interpretive

Reference Range:Expected serum vigabatrin concentrations in patients receiving recommended daily dosages: 20-160 ug/mL


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