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Test Code LAB498 Topiramate, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: TOPI

Reporting Name

Topiramate, S

Useful For

Monitoring serum concentrations of topiramate


Assessing compliance


Assessing potential toxicity

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Serum must be separated from cells within 2 hours of drawing.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

Depends on clinical use:

Anticonvulsant: 5.0-20.0 mcg/mL

Psychiatric: 2.0-8.0 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 12 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TOPI Topiramate, S 17713-9


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81546 Topiramate, S 17713-9

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross OK


Mild OK; Gross OK


Mild OK; Gross OK


Serum gel tube, whole blood