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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Anti-convulsant Drugs (phenobarbitone, carbamazepine, phenytoin)
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST (but see below)
Volume required
5 mL
Special requirements for specimen collection
Pharmacokinetic service available if following parameters given:- time of last dose- dose- weight/height of patient- time/date sample taken- please use blue ACD form.   **Please send a red-top vacutainer sample if phenobarbitone is required**
Reference Ranges
See individual tests for therapeutic ranges
Discipline
Biochemistry
Turn around time
3 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017