Phenytoin

Description: 
Phenytoin measured using the ADVIA 2400
Reference range: 

10 - 20

Timing of assay not important but we suggest you assay before next dose. Always interpret drug levels according to clinical context.

Some patients are well controlled with levels of 3mg/L while others show no toxic signs with levels of 2.

Units: 
mg/L
Sample type and Volume required: 
Serum
Turnaround time: 
1 day
Storage and transport: 
SST
Contacts:
Clinical Biochemistry - Blood Sciences at King's College Hospital
020 3299 4126
King's College Hospital
Bessemer Wing
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015