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22444 Ethotoin (49)

Ethotoin (49)
Test Code: MISC
Synonyms/Keywords
Peganone®​
Useful For

​Therapeutic Drug Management

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​2 mL ​0.5 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​2 mL ​0.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
​Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ Ambient temperature is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage ​ ​3 days
For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.
Rejection Criteria

​Gel-barrier tubes are NOT recommended.

Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ Performed daily​ ​2 days
Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID)​
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Medtox Laboratories​
8.0 - 20.0 ug/mL
Message
Please note: The therapeutic range for ethotoin is not well established. Many patients respond well to ethotoin concentrations up to 60 ug/ml​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80339
Synonyms/Keywords
Peganone®​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​2 mL ​0.5 mL
​Plasma ​Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube or Sodium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) ​2 mL ​0.5 mL
Collection Processing
​Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum or Plasma ​ Ambient temperature is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage ​ ​3 days
For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.
Rejection Criteria

​Gel-barrier tubes are NOT recommended.

Useful For

​Therapeutic Drug Management

Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Medtox Laboratories​
8.0 - 20.0 ug/mL
Message
Please note: The therapeutic range for ethotoin is not well established. Many patients respond well to ethotoin concentrations up to 60 ug/ml​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Medtox Laboratories​ Performed daily​ ​2 days
Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID)​
Reference Lab
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​80339
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.