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Test Code LAB470 Gabapentin (Neurontin®)

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

GABAP

Refer To

Warde Lab

Primary Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Alternate Collection Container

Lavender 4 mL (K3EDTA)

Green PST (Lithium Heparin)

Transport

Serum or plasma refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours

Refrigerated: 14 days

Frozen: 14 days

Minimum Testing Volume

0.25 mL

Reference Range

Therapeutic: 2–12 µg/mL

Methodology

Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Monday and Thursday

Reported

3-5 Days

CPT Codes

80171

Unacceptable Conditions

SST