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Test Code LAMIC Lamotrigine

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable: Lamotrigine Level, Serum 

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable:  Lamotrigine Level, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnositcs Nichols Institute, Chantilly, VA

 

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Reference Values

4.0-18.0 mcg/mL

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Red top tube (Gel-top no acceptable)

Specimen: 1 ml Serum (0.5 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Refrigerator

Stability: Room temperature: 48 hours

                Refrigerated: 5 days

                Frozen: 14 days

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday through Saturday

 Report available: 3 - 4 days

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5900890

Used For

Lamotrigine - Lamotrigine is an anticonvulsant drug used as adjunctive treatment for refactory partial seizures.