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OXCAM / OMHC-M
OXCARBAZEPINE METABOLITE (MHC), SERUM

Test Code OXCAM / OMHC-M 
Test OXCARBAZEPINE METABOLITE (MHC), SERUM 
Methodology High Turbulence Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (HTLC-MS/MS) 
Description Useful For:
- Monitoring serum concentration during oxcarbazepine therapy
- Assessing compliance
- Assessing potential toxicity 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top tube immediately before next scheduled dose. Spin down within 2 hours of draw and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated. 
Reference Values oxcarbazepine metabolite: 3-35 mcg/mL 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Sunday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 80183