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Vigabatrin (Sabril)

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens



Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.



Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Units:    ug/mL


Therapeutic and toxic ranges have not been established.


Expected serum vigabatrin concentrations in patients receiving recommended daily dosages: 20 – 160 ug/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VIGA Vigabatrin (Sabril) 30042-6


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1176 Vigabatrin (Sabril) 30042-6

Analytic Time

2 days