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Gabapentin, Plasma

Order Name GABAPENTIN
Test Number: 3658100
Revision Date 02/16/2019
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Gabapentin, Plasma
High Performance Liquid Chromatography 9738-6 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 2mL (1.5) Plasma EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1mL (0.2mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Instructions Collect two hours after last dose at a steady state. (Pediatric Collection: 0.7 mL )
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 2 months 
Unacceptable Conditions: Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon, Wed-Sat 
Expected TAT 1-4 days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 90057
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 80171
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