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 5.0mL

Minimum Sample Volume: 1 mL whole blood
Transport Requirements: Ambient
In the Lab:
Lab Test Code: CARB
Testing Schedule: Analysed daily, Monday - Friday
Turnaround Time: Daily, Monday - Friday
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Therapeutic range:  16 - 50 umol/L

Therapeutic interval supplied refers to monotherapy
Method: Roche Cobas 702, 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: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed and Dr Michael Crooke
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 3815900 ext 850
Fax: (04)3815985
Email: mreed@apath.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 23/01/2014
Website last updated on 14/04/2014 14:50

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