LACOSAMIDE, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge and separate serum from red cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST or PST

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 10 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeLACOS
CPT-4 Code (s)
80339 (80299)
LOINC Codes
59297-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory