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LAMTL / LAMO-M
LAMOTRIGINE, SERUM

Test Code LAMTL / LAMO-M 
Test LAMOTRIGINE, SERUM 
Methodology High Turbulence Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HTLC-MS/MS) 
Description Monitoring serum concentration of lamotrigine

Assessing compliance

Adjusting lamotrigine dose in patients receiving other anticonvulsant drugs which interact pharmacokinetically with lamotrigine 

Specimen Draw blood in either a plain red-top tube or serum gel tube. Send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.5 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. 
Reference Values Patients receiving therapeutic doses usually have lamotrigine concentrations of 2.5-15.0 mcg/mL. 
Analytic Time 1 day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80175