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VALPR
VALPROATE LEVEL, TOTAL

Test Code VALPR 
Test VALPROATE LEVEL, TOTAL 
Methodology Immunoassay 
Description Valproic acid is used for treatment of simple and complex absence seizures and as combination therapy with any of the other anticonvulsants for control of generalized seizures that include absence seizures. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL (0.3 mL minimum) of serum refrigerated. 
MMC Specimen Draw blood in a plasma gel tube. 0.5 mL of plasma required. 
Reference Values Therapeutic concentration: 50 - 100 g/mL
Psychiatric use: 50 - 125 g/mL

Toxic concentration: > 200 g/mL 

Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80164