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Zonisamide

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ZONI
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method LC/MS/MS
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
Processing notes Order Quest test # 37852N
Units µg/mL (mcg/mL)
Normal range 10-40 µg/mL
Stability Room temperature 1 day, refrigerated 2 weeks, frozen at -20C 1.5 months
Turn around times Run Tuesday and Friday evenings. Turnaround 3-6 days.
Additional information Zonisamide is commonly used as an adjunct together with other conventional anticonvulsants. As multiple drugs are administered, it is important to monitor its level to optimize therapeutic effects, to assure compliance, and to avoid toxicity.
CPT coding 80299-90
LOINC code 29620-2
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:52:52 AM
Entry Number 1054
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