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Test ID BLOD0532 CARBAMAZEPINE

Container Type

Lithium heparin-preferred
Serum tube w/o gel
Serum tube w/ gel

Stability

Room Temp: 2 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 month

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Enzymatic Immunoassay

CPT

80156

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – Marked
Lipemia: Yes – Gross

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Specimen Type/Requirements

Heparinized plasma
Serum

AKA

TEGRETOL
CARBATROL