Carbamazepine or Tegretol Assay

Test Methodology:

Turbidimetry 


Running Day:

Daily


Turn Around Time:

Four hours 


Specimen Requirement:

3 cc serum (glass red top) 


Patient Preparation:

Note last dose, dosage, date, and time of collection


Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis/ icteric plasma


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services