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Methsuximide Metabolite, Serum or Plasma
3000251
Ordering Recommendation

Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
METHSU SP
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain Red, Lavender (KEDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA) 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000252Normethsuximide, Serum/Plasma
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Aliases
  • Normethsuximide

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)