Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 3, 2024 @ 10:13 am

90077

Lacosamide, Serum or Plasma

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
  • Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Gel barrier/serum separator tube
  • Light blue (Citrate)
  • Whole blood
Stability:Ambient: 72 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80235
Components:
  • 90077 - LACOSAMIDE, SERUM OR PLASMA
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