Zonisamide : 37852

Test Code
ZONISQ or 37852

CPT Codes
80203

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

Transport Container
Centrifuge plain red, lavender, or green tube and aliquot 1 mL (Min: 0.5 mL) serum or plasma into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 45 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gel barrier/Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Methodology
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Setup Schedule
Tuesday & Thusday & Saturday

Report Available
1-4 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
Antiepileptic range: 10 - 40 mcg/mL

Clinical Significance
Zonisamide is commonly used as an adjunct together with other conventional anticonvulsants. As multiple drugs are administered, it is important to monitor its level to optimize therapeutic effects, to assure compliance, and to avoid toxicity.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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