Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Carbamazepine, Total

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL serum or heparin plasma, no gel

Availability
Stat, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hr Routine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Draw trough specimen at steady state; after 48 hours

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Therapeutic: 4-12 mcg/mL
Toxic: >15 mcg/mL

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