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Test ID GABA Gabapentin, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring serum gabapentin concentrations   Assessing compliance   Adjusting dosage in patients

Method Name

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

Reporting Name

Gabapentin, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose.

2. Spin down within 2 hours of draw.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Test Request Form-General (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

2.0-20.0 mcg/mL

 

Toxic Range: ≥25.0 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday through Saturday; 12 a.m.,

Saturday; 4 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80171

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
GABA Gabapentin, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80826 Gabapentin, S 9738-6

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.