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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePHTN
Method

One step immunoassay using chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA) technology, Abbott i2000 analyser and Abbott Reagents.

External Price$23.54(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Samples from Patients receiving fosphenytoin should be drawn at least 2 hours following IV administration and 4 hours following IM administration. Phenytoin concentrations measured before complete conversion of fosphenytoin will not reflect the phenytoin concentrations ultimately received.

Specimen should be collected immediately pre-dose.

Gross Haemolysed samples unsuitable.

Patient Specimen4.5mL Heparin (Green), SST (Gold) or plain (Red)
Paediatric Specimen600 uL lithium heparin microtainer
Sample Delivery to Labambient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions200 Ul plasma: samples stable unseparated 2 days Room Temp, or separated 8 days fridge temp.
Aliquot Transport to CHLfridge
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon-Sun 24 hrs
Turnaround Time2-3 hrs
Reference Interval

Reference range: 40 - 80 umol/L

Unbound reference range: 4 - 9 umol/L

Delphic Number Test Number4760

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