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CARBAMAZEPINE BLOOD (CBM)

Department: Toxicology
Test Synonym(s): Tegretol, CBM
CPT Codes: 80156
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay
Reference Range: 0-150 yrs: Therapeutic range: 4 - 12 mcg/mL
Tube Type: Red top (No gel)
Specimen: Serum
Pediatric Requirements: 2 red top microtainers
Volume: 2 mL plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.6 mL plasma
Temperature: Refrigerated if not delivered immediately
Stability: Reasons for Rejection: Hemolysis, Lipemia, icteric specimens, Human serum albumin, and IgG; improper collection; QNS
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
TAT: Stat: 1 hour, Routine: 2 hours
Special Instructions: Draw immediately before next dose - refrigerate if not delivered immediately.

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