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Test Code LEVET / LEVET-MC LEVETIRACETAM, SERUM

Performing Laboratory

Michigan Co-Tenancy Laboratory at Warde Medical Laboratory (MCL)

Useful For

Monitoring serum concentration of levetiracetam

Method Name

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

Reference Values

3.0-60.0 ug/mL

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Friday

Analytic Time

3 Days

Specimen Type

Submit one of the following:

Serum

Preferred Container

Red Top Tube

Preferred Volume

Serum: 1 mL (Red Top Tube)

Minimum Volume

Serum: 0.2 mL (Red Top Tube)

Specimen Collection and Handling

Spin specimen, separate from clot and send refrigerated.

Rejection Information

Collected in serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Serum

Frozen: 14 Days

Refrigerated: 14 Days

Room Temp: 48 Hours

Add On Capable

Contact Reference Lab – If add-on can never be done, report the test to the Administrative Analyst

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

80177 Drug Screen Quantitative Levetiracetam

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Dark Green Top Tube (Lithium Heparin)

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA)

LOINC Code Information

30471-7

Keywords

KEPPRA®

Performing Laboratory Location

Michigan Co-Tenancy Laboratory at Warde Medical Laboratory (MCL)