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Test Code OMHC Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC), Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose.

2. Spin down within 2 hours of draw.


Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732)

-Therapeutics Test Request (T831)

Secondary ID

81030

Useful For

Monitoring serum concentration during oxcarbazepine therapy

 

Assessing compliance

 

Assessing potential toxicity

Method Name

High-Turbulence Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (HTLC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC), S

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

Oxcarbazepine metabolite: 3-35 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday through Friday; 12 a.m.

Saturday; 1 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80183

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
OMHC Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC), S 31019-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81030 Oxcarbazepine Metabolite (MHC), S 31019-3