Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

90090

Mexiletine

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 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
  • Please indicate in the supplied fields:
    1. Dose - List drug amount and include the units of measure
    2. Route - List the route of administration (IV, oral, etc.)
    3. Dose Frequency - Indicate how often the dose is administered (per day, per week, as needed, etc.)
    4. Type of Draw - Indicate the type of blood draw (Peak, Trough, Random, etc.)
Rejection Criteria:
  • Use of separator tubes
  • Whole blood
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80299
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 90091 - MEXILETINE
  • 90092 - DOSE
  • 90093 - ROUTE
  • 90094 - DOSE FREQUENCY
  • 90095 - TYPE OF DRAW
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