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Test ID BLOD0533 Valproic acid

AKA

VALP
Depakene
Depakote

Specimen type/Requirements

Serum or plasma

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

2 days refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Flourescence polarization immunoassay (FPIA)

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Container Type

Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel

CPT

80164

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis→1000
Icterus→38
Lipemia→1800