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Valproic Acid Free

Order Code CH770
Turnaround Time 48 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Serum, Plasma
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Red Top (No additive)

Preferred Specimens
Minimum Volume (uL)
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 48 hours
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 60 days
Reject Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST)

Special Instructions

Do not use gel barrier tubes. Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from the cells into clean transport tube. Patient Preparation: Avoid contact of samples with plasticizers, varnishes, paint fumes, and fatty acids. Collect as trough just before next dose (optimum time to collect sample: 1 hour before next dose)

Test Details
Immunoassay (IA)
Reference Ranges

4.8-17.3 mg/L