Specimen Requirements

Title

OXCARBAZEPINE (10-HYDROXYCARBAZEPINE) (TRILEPTAL)

Specimen Requirement

1-Plain Red Top/1.0 mL serum. Spin, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send serum in screw-capped plastic transport vial. Indicate on vial or lab order “serum/red top”

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 48 hours, Refrigerated 14 days, Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1-3 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

OXC