Oxcarbazepine Metabolite
0098834
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
OXCARB
Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2 EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 6 weeks; Refrigerated: 6 weeks; Frozen: 3 months (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
 
Therapeutic Range: 3-​35 µg/mL
Toxic: Greater than 40 µg/mL
Interpretive Data
This test measures monohydroxyoxcarbazepine MHD. Adverse effects may include dizziness, fatigue, nausea, headache, somnolence, ataxia and tremor.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
80183
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0098834Oxcarbazepine Metabolite
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Aliases
  • 10-Hydroxy-10,11-Dihydrocarbamazepine
  • 10-Hydroxycarbazepine
  • 10-OH-Carbazepine (MHD)
  • 11-Dihydrocarbamazepine
  • GP 47680
  • Metabolite of Oxcarbazepine
  • MHC
  • MHD
  • Monohydroxy Carbamazepine
  • Monohydroxy Carbamazepine (MHD)
  • Oxcarbazepine Metabolite
  • Oxcarbazepine Metabolite, 10-Hydroxy-10
  • Trileptal (Parent Pro-Drug)