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Dilantin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
PHENY ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours, STAT
Methodology:
Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay
Special Instructions:
For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels 2-4 hours post-IV infusion (loading dose) or 3-9 hours post-oral ingestion and trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, trough, or random specimen.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Therapeutic range: 10.0-20.0 ug/mL
CPT Code:
80185
Synonyms:
Phenytoin; Diphenylhydrantoin