CARBAMAZEPINE
Department: Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: TEGRETOL
TEGRIL
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Patient Preparation: State time/date dose and time/date sampling. Usual sampling time (trough) 
immediately before next dose.
Sample Type:

1x Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 8.5mL

Minimum Sample Volume: 1 mL whole blood
Transport Requirements: Ambient
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: CZP
Ultra Code: CBZ
Lab Solutions Code: CARB
Testing Schedule: Analysed daily
Turnaround Time: Daily
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Therapeutic range:  16 - 50 umol/L

Therapeutic interval supplied refers to monotherapy
Method: Roche Cobas, Recombinant EIA
Units of Measurement for Test: umol/L
Stability Time Limit for Add-On Tests: 5 days
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 381 5900
Email: Max.Reed@wellingtonscl.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 29/05/2016
Website last updated on 18/07/2016 08:03

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