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Keppra (Levetiracetam) Level, Blood

Mnemonic:    [Levetir]
Name:    Keppra (Levetiracetam) Level, Blood
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red top tube. Do not use GEL barrier tubes.
EDTA or heparinized plasma is also acceptable.

Patient Prep: Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Minimum Spec:    0.3 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0098627
  Method:    LC-TMS or EIA