Item Value
Test name Carbamazepine
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days a week
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Chemistry
Normal range
Therapeutic 4-12 mg/L


Source: Carbamazepine: Drug information copyright 1978-2012, Lexicomp, Inc. Accessed at UpToDate www.uptodate.com August 2012.
Container type Gold top or Light Green top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Collection Instructions Time to steady state: 2-5 days.

Indicate time of draw on requisition.
Sample type Serum or plasma

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