Valproic Acid (Depakene) : 1000975

Test Code
VALP or 1000975

Alias/See Also
Depakene (Valproic Acid); Depakote (Valproic Acid); Dipropylacetic Acid; Divalproex; Valproate; Valproic Acid (Depakene); Valproic Acid (Depakote)

CPT Codes

Collect specimen immediately prior to next dose.

Serum separator tube (gold top preferred), plain red top tube, or green top plasma separator tube (lithium heparin).

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube or plasma separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 0.2 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 year

Homogeneous Enzyme Competitive Immunoassay

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
50.0-100.0 ug/mL

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.