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Test Code FELBA Felbamate (Felbatol), Serum

Reporting Name

Felbamate (Felbatol), S

Useful For

Determining whether a poor therapeutic response is attributable to noncompliance or lack of drug effectiveness

 

Monitoring changes in serum concentrations resulting from interactions with coadministered drugs such as barbiturates and phenytoin

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw blood immediately before next scheduled dose.

2. Centrifuge and separate serum from cells or gel within 2 hours of draw.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

30.0-60.0 mcg/mL

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FELBA Felbamate (Felbatol), S 6899-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80782 Felbamate (Felbatol), S 6899-9

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 3 p.m.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732) with the specimen.