Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Valproic Acid, Free Order Code : YFVPA
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Depacon; Depakote; Depakene; Deproic; Valproic Acid, Free and Total
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Membrane Separation/Immunoassay & Immunoassay
Components: Valproic Acid, %, Valproic Acid, Free, Valproic Acid
Standard Run Times: Daily; time varies
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated.
CPT Codes: 80164 x 2
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB172
SHC EPIC Code: LABYFVPA
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Toxicology/Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/81771