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Test Code BLOD0055 Zonisamide, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: ZONI

Useful For

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

 

Assessing medication compliance

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


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.


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

Reference Values

10-40 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Serum Gel, SST

 

Method Name

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

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)