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Epic Code LAB470 Gabapentin Blood Level

Important Note

  • Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose

Test Name Alias

Neurontin | 4032

Interface Order Alias

10383

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Red top (no additive)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable?  Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose
  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours– See Processing Instructions

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Processing Instructions:

  • When tubes are clotted (30-45 minutes), centrifuge specimens
  • Spin down within 2 hours of draw
  • Pipette serum into aliquot tube

Minimum serum volume: 1.0 mL

 

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 72 hours

Refrigerate: 7 days

Frozen: 14 days

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1-3 days.

STAT TAT 4 hours.

 

Reference Range

Male/Female
2 - 20 mcg/mL

 

Performing Department

TOXICOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

 

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Spectrum Health Toxicology Laboratory. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

 

CPT

80171

CDM Code

4028887

Epic Test ID

1230100708

Beaker LOINC

GABAPENTIN LEVEL: 9738-6

Additional Information

Gold Top SST not acceptable.

Reviewed Date

12/6/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: GABAPENTIN LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Gabapentin Blood Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: GABAPENTIN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Gabapentin

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: +S/PO/R

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW TOXICOLOGY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated