Additional Info: Test includes primidone and phenobarbital.
Useful For: Phenobarbital is the major metabolite of Primidone.
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Specimen Requirements: 1 plain, red-top tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum). Centrifuge red-top within 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.
SST tube not acceptable.
1 lavender-top (EDTA plasma) is also acceptable.
Analytical Time: 1 day
Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday
80188 – primidone
80184 – phenobarbital