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Lidocaine (Xylocaine)

Order Name LIDOCAINE
Test Number: 3603900
Revision Date 08/21/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
3714-3 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1 mL (0.5) Plasma Sodium Heparin (Green Top / No-Gel) Refrigerated
Instructions Draw specimens 12 hours after initiating therapy for arrhythmia prophylaxis, then every 24 hours thereafter.
Separate serum from cells immediately. Transfer 1 mL (Min: 0.5 mL) serum to a Standard Transport Tube.
Unacceptable Conditions: Separator tubes.
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun-Sat  
Expected TAT 24hrs from set up  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 90155
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 80176
Lab Section Reference Lab