Lamotrigine : 22060

Test Code
LAMOTQ or 22060

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes

Draw 1/2 to 1 hour before next dose at steady state.

Plain red, lavender (EDTA), or green (no gel) (sodium heparin) tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge plain red, lavender, or green tube and aliquot 2 mL (Min: 1 mL) serum or plasma into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis, Gel barrier/serum separator tube (SST), Gross lipemia.

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Setup Schedule
Tuesday - Saturday

Report Available
2-4 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
2.5-15.0 mcg/mL

Clinical Significance
Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant drug used as adjunctive treatment for refactory partial seizures.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics

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