Carbamazepine, Total and Epoxide

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CARB/EPOX
POE DESCRIPTION: CARBAMAZEPINE AND EPOXIDE
CPT CODE: 80156, 80157-90
TEST INFORMATION: includes total and epoxide
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube - 10 mL or Red top tube - 4 mL
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 4.0 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.5 mL blood (0.7 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code S40960

METHODOLOGY:

HPLC

TEST SYNONYM(S):Carbamazepine Metabolite; Carbamazepine-10, 11-Epoxide, Serum