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Also known as: Often referred to by brand name (Priadel, Camcolit, Liskonum, Li-Liquid)
Formal name: Lithium

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To determine the lithium concentration in the blood in order to maintain an appropriate level or to detect lithium toxicity

When to Get Tested?

At regular intervals to monitor lithium levels; as needed to detect low or toxic concentrations

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?