TIAGABINE, SERUM OR PLASMA

Mnemonic

TIAGBINE

Synonym

Gabitril®

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Draw sample prior to dosing (trough).

Collect

Serum or Plasma, plain red or lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into aliquot tube

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST)

Stability

Room Temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen (-20°C): 48 months

Testing Information

Performed

Thursday

Reported

7-14 days

Method

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Referral Lab

National Medical Services (4479SP)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

80199<br />

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:31 AM