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Test ID FMETX Methsuximide (Celontin) as Desmethylmethsuximide

Method Name

Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID)

Reporting Name

Methsuximide (Celontin)

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

10.0 - 40.0 ug/mL

 

Methsuximide measured as desmethylmethsuximide.

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information

80339

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FMETX Methsuximide (Celontin) 3801-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1107 Methsuximide 3801-8

NY State Approved

Yes