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valproic acid
Synonyms: Depakote; Depakene 
Computer Code: VPRA
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. 
Reference Values: 50-100 mg/L (draw sample one hour or less before next dose)  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: TOXI
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 80164 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 39,73
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/23/2014
Time: 15:15:22 (24hr)