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30965: Topiramate Print View
Topiramate     mcg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Lithium Heparin 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  Sodium Hep Lead-Free   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Sod Heparin Lead-Free   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  Sodium Heparin   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  

Topiramate is an antidepressant used as an adjunctive treatment of partial-onset epilepsy and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in children. Therapeutic drug monitoring is useful to optimize dose and avoid toxicity.

Draw at peak (2-4 hours after dose) or
trough (0.5-1 hour before dose) at steady
state.

Rejection Criteria: Do not use gel barrier/Serum Separator tubes.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
80201

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature

Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry






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