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Test Code VIGA Vigabatrin level

Clinical System Name

Vigabatrin level

Synonyms

Sabril

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

Note: Trough levels are preferred. Separators are unacceptable.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Serum or plasma separator.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood. Transfer serum or plasma to plastic aliquot container. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or Plasma Room temp 3 d
  Refrigerated Y
  Frozen Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily; shipped Mon-Fri 7 -10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories


 

Department

Department:  

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112

 

Phone Number: (800) 832-3244

 

Reference Range

 

  Range (ug/mL) Critical (ug/mL) Reporting Limit (ug/mL)
Trimethadione 3 - 42 80.0 1.0
Dimethadione 300 - 800 1200 50

 

Methodology

Method:  HPLC - FL

Analytical Volume: 1 mL

Limitations:

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Vigabatrin (Sabril)
Reference Test Number: 422
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via FedEx using a Medtox requisition. Medtox accepts Saturday delivery.