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Test Code VALP VALPROIC ACID

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

VALP

LAB25 FAH133

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.5 mL 0.2 mL 3 days
Lithium Heparin (green top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.5 mL 0.2 mL 3 days
Green Microtainer     0.6 mL     3 days

Serum or Plasma should be removed from the cells within 4 hours of collection.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Valproic Acid 80164

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

All ages

Therapeutic Range: 50 – 100 ug/mL

Toxic: >150 ug/mL

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
VALP Valproic Acid 4086-5