Ezogabine, Plasma

CPT: 80339
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Potiga®
  • Retigabine

Test Includes

Ezogabine and N-acetylezogabine, reported as total conjugated and unconjugated

Use

Therapeutic drug management

Methodology

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Plasma, frozen

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container

Green-top (heparin) tube. Gel-barrier tubes are not recommended.

Patient Preparation

Trough levels are most reproducible.

Collection

Plasma should be separated from cells immediately. Transfer separated plasma to a plastic transport tube and freeze immediately.

Storage Instructions

Freeze immediately. Ship on dry ice.

Causes for Rejection

Specimen received unfrozen; gel-barrier tubes

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
738852 Ezogabine 738849 Ezogabine ug/mL 74134-8
738852 Ezogabine 738851 N-Acetylezogabine ug/mL 74135-5
738852 Ezogabine 738853 Ezogabine N/A

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