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Test Name: Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal),S
Test Code: 716928
Other Names: N/A
Test Includes: Oxcarbazepine
Specimen Requirements: Serum OR plasma, 1 mL
Container: Red-top tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube. DO NOT USE A GEL-BARRIER TUBE. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the drug by the gel. Depending on the specimen volume and storage time, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be clinically significant.
Collection Instructions: Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube. Draw trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Steady-state levels are reached within two to three days in patients taking oxcarbazepine twice daily.
Stability: Refrigerate
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: N/A
Methodology: Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)