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Lacosamide Level

Order Name LACOSAMIDE
Test Number: 3666950
Revision Date 01/02/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Lacosamide Level
HPLC/Tandem Mass Spectrometry 59297-2 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1mL (0.5) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1mL (0.5) Plasma EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Instructions Patient Preparation: Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1mL(0.5mL) serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Unacceptable Conditions: Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Stability: Ambient: 15 days; Refrigerated: 15 days; Frozen: 15 days
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri  
Expected TAT 1-4 days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2003182
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 80235
Lab Section Reference Lab