Specimen Requirements

Title

TOPAMAX (Topiramate)

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube/1.0mL serum. Spin, separate, remove serum from cells within 6 hours and send serum refrigerated in screw capped plastic vial. Indicate “serum/red top” on transport vial and send refrigerated.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature Unacceptable, Refrigerated 7 days, Frozen 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2-4 Days Performed Mon, Thurs

Clinical Use

Test Code

TOP