Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 25, 2023 @ 9:13 am


Lacosamide, Serum or Plasma

  • One Red Top

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

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . 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
  • Whole blood
Stability:Ambient: 72 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Qualitative Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80235
  • 90077 - LACOSAMIDE
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