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Topamax (Topiramate) *

SIM

20207 

CPT

80201 

Synonyms

Topiramate  

Specimen Type

Serum or plasma 

Container

Red –top,lavender-top (EDTA) or green-top (heparin) tube. DO NOT use a gel-barrier tube

Collection Instructions

Do not use gel-barrier tube

Volume

Volume:  1 ml. 
Minimum volume: 0.3 ml. 

Additional Information

Topiramate is an anticonvulsant drug used as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of patients with  partial and secondary generalized epilepsy

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

 Once in the lab,separate serum from cells

Transport Requirements

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Gel-barrier tube.

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Topiramate 

Methodology

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS) 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

716285 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                 

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018 

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference lab test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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