Rufinamide Level, Serum or Plasma


Abbrev Code:RUFI   
Order Code:LAB6990Order Name:Rufinamide Level,
Synonyms:Banzel
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Codes: 80210 x1
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. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: 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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