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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: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 2.0 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   7 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

402 West County Road D

St. Paul, MN 55112

 

Phone: (651) 286-6220
 

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

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: High Performance Liquid Chromatography with Fluorescence Detection (HPLC - FL)

Analytical Volume: 1.0 mL Serum or Plasma

Limitations:

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Vigabatrin (Sabril)
Reference Test Number: 422
Instructions: Send out Monday - Thursday via FedEx overnight. Medtox accepts Saturday delivery.