Levetiracetam (Keppra)

CPT Code

80177

Specimen Type

Blood

Container Type

Red-Clot Activator

Stability

2-8°C-1 week; 4 weeks frozen

Handling Instructions

Allow to clot for 30 minutes; centrifuge within 2 hours; transfer to pour off tube

Clinical Notes

Levetiracetam is an anti-convulsant drug approved for use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of epilepsy.