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Test Compendium

5243: ZONISAMIDE(ZONEGRAN), SERUM

Test Code

  • 5243

Test Synonym

  • Zonisamide

Minimum Volume

  • 1.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 6 days

CPT Codes

  • 80203
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1.2 mL SERUM OR PLASMA

Additional Information

  • 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.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days