5243: ZONISAMIDE(ZONEGRAN), SERUM
- Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma
Turn Around Time
- Serum must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of collection and transferred to a plastic transport tube. Plasma must be separated from whole blood immediately and transferred to a plastic transport tube for shipment to the laboratory. Trough: Immediately prior to next dose. Steady-state levels are reached within 5-15 days in patients on zonisamide monotherapy.
- AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days