Levetiracetam : 36330

Test Code
KEPRAU or 36330

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes

Optimum time to collect sample: 0.5 to 1 hour pre-oral dose, trough at steady state (2 weeks after onset of treatment).

Transport Container
Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no-gel)
Alternative Specimens
Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) tube, EDTA (royal blue-top) tube, sodium heparin (green-top) tube, or lithium heparin (green-top) tube

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Transport Temperature
Room temperature.

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 21 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Specimens collected in any gel barrier tubes, Unspun red-top tube (no-gel)


Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
6.0-46.0 ug/mL

Clinical Significance
Levtiracetam is currently used as an anti-epileptic drug for the treatment of adult partial seizures particularly as an add-on therapy for refractory patients. It also has potential for other anxiety and cognitive disturbances.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

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