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Trileptal

Alternative Names:Monohydroxycarbamazepine
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:SNP
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

Lab staff are to store at 4o C. Send away staff are to forward samples to Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology via Melbourne Pathology.

Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
Lithium Heparin (without Gel)Lithium Heparin (without Gel)
Adults Volume or Mass:4 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature

7 days refrigerated at 2-8°C, unlimited frozen at -20°C.

Processing Instructions:Do Not Centrifuge
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack

Collect pre-dose (trough) specimen just before next dose. Record medication details, current dose, and time and date of last dose on request form.