Primidone

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: PRIMI MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 1.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to Reference Laboratory

Methodology: Primidone: Immunoassay
Phenobarbital: Kinetic Interaction of Microparticles in a Solution (KIMS)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1 day

Additional Info: Phenobarbital (metabolite) determination is performed also for proper interpretation.
Reference Values:
PRIMIDONE
Therapeutic: 5.0-12.5 mcg/mL
Critical value: > or = 15.0 mcg/mL

PHENOBARBITAL
Therapeutic: 10.0-40.0 mcg/mL
Critical value: > or = 60.0 mcg/mL

CPT Code: 80184, 80188

Panel Includes: Primidone
Phenobarbital

Synonyms: Barbita, Luminal, Mysoline, Solfoton

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