Test directory: Ethosuximide

Ordering Code3916
Test NameEthosuximide
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
No gel barrier tubes.
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsDo Not use SST
Do Not use PST
Optimum time to collect sample is 4 hours post oral dose.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Days
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 5 Days
MethodologyEnzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
EthosuximideALLSee report.