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Test Code LEVET Levetiracetam, Serum (Keppra)

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Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube Type:

Red (No Additive)

Collection Information:

Serum (Red top) or plasma (Green non-separator tube or Lavender top). For consistency, using the same specimen matrix for individual patients is a good practice.

Transport Information:

3.0 mL blood

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL of blood (0.1 mL serum or plasma)

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated Stability:

7 days

Frozen Stability:

4 weeks

Ambient Stability:

Acceptable if sample has been separated from cells.

Report Available


Daily: 6:00 am to 2:30 pm

Analytical Time:

2 hours

Reject Due To

Unacceptable Conditions:

Gel separator tubes.