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Category Biochemistry
Test background

Lithium carbonate is indicated in the treatment and prophylaxis of mania, bipolar disorder and recurrent depression, in addition to aggressive or self-mutilating behaviour.

Clinical Indications

Therapeutic drug monitoring
Assessment of toxicity

Reference range

12 hours post-dose: 0.4-1.0 mmol/L

Sample & container required SST (gold top)
Sample volume 0.5 mL
Turnaround time 1 day