Zonisamide Level, Quantitative

Abbrev Code:ZONIS   
Order Code:LAB6980Order Name:Zonisamide Level, Quantitative
Methodology:Enzyme multiplied immunoassay
CPT Codes: 80203 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: 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 within 2 hours and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 1 week at room temperature or refrigerated; 6 weeks frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:97908


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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