METHSUXIMIDE & NORMETHSUXIMIDE

Code
000.0000
Name
METHSUXIMIDE & NORMETHSUXIMIDE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Celontin, Desmethylmethsuximide, Methsuximide and metabolite, Normethsuximide
CPT Codes
83858, 80299
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44146
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Red, Plain

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Therapeutic Range:
Methsuximide: < 1 µg/mL
Normethsuximide: 10-40 µg/mL
Total: 10-40 µg/mL
Toxic - total: > 60 µg/mL

Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography

Clinical Significance

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