Primidone

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: PRIMI MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to Reference Laboratory

Methodology: Immunoassay (includes phenobarbital determination)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1 day

Additional Info: Phenobarbital (metabolite) determination is performed also for proper interpretation.
Reference Values:
PRIMIDONE
Therapeutic concentration:
Children (<5 years): 7.0-10.0 mcg/mL
Adults: 9.0-12.5 mcg/mL
Toxic concentration: > or = 15.0 mcg.mL

PHENOBARBITAL
Therapeutic concentration:
Infancts and children: 15.0-30.0 mcg/mL
Adults: 20.0-40.0 mcg/mL
Toxic Concentration: > or = 60.0 mcg/mL

CPT Code: 80184, 80188

Panel Includes: Primidone
Phenobarbital

Synonyms: Barbita, Luminal, Mysoline, Solfoton

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