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ETHOS / ETHSX-M
ETHOSUXIMIDE, SERUM

Test Code ETHOS / ETHSX-M 
Test ETHOSUXIMIDE, SERUM 
Methodology Enzyme-Multiplied Immunoassay Technique (EMIT) 
Description Useful for monitoring therapy, determining compliance and assessing toxicity of ethosuximide 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down within 2 hours of draw and send .5 mL (minimum: 0.25 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. 
Reference Values Therapeutic concentration: 40 - 100 g/L
Toxic concentration: > 150 g/L 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80168