|Name: ||Primidone (Mysoline) & Metabolite (Phenobarbital)|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red top tube or plasma from a Green top tube. Do NOT use gel barrier tubes. Do NOT use gel tubes.|
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.8 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0090202|
| Method: ||Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA)|
|Note: ||Includes a phenobarbital determination. Do not order a separate phenobarbital level. |
For suspected toxicity, collect specimen anytime.
For routine monitoring, specimen should be collected prior to the next dose.