Phenobarbital, Serum

Methodology: Kinetic interaction of microparticles in solution (KIMS)

Specimen Requirements: 1 plain, red-top (no additive) tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum) drawn 15 minutes before next dose for trough level. A trough level is most appropriate for evaluation of efficacy. Contact Meadville Medical Center Pharmacy for more information. Centrifuge red-top 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

NOTE: SST tube is not acceptable.

Analytical Time: 1 day

Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday

CPT Information:
80184 –

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