Standards of laboratory practice : antiepileptic drug monitoring

  title={Standards of laboratory practice : antiepileptic drug monitoring},
  author={A. R. Warner and Michael D. Privitera and David W. Bates},
Discussion and development of standards for appropriate monitoring led to the following key recommendations for ordering, sampling, and analyzing antiepileptic drugs: Monitoring should usually be done on trough specimens after steady-state has been reached and always with an appropriate medical indication; nonsteady-state concentrations may be indicated in selected situations. Monitoring of free phenytoin and free valproic acid is indicated in specific situations and should be done in serum… CONTINUE READING
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