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Test Code ZONI Zonisamide, Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Sample must be centrifuged and serum aliquoted off within 2 hours of draw.


Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen.

Useful For

Monitoring zonisamide therapy; recommended for all patients to ensure appropriate dosing

 

Assessing medication compliance

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Zonisamide, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Serum Gel, SST

 

Reference Values

10-40 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

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

80203

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ZONI Zonisamide, S 29620-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
83685 Zonisamide, S 29620-2