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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 Lithium Heparin PST, plain OK
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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