Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Lacosamide Order Code : 12238R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum or Plasma
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additve; Green-top tube (sodium heparin)
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.6 mL
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 4 days
Special Handling: Submit only 1 of the following specimens: If Serum, draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated. Indicate serum on request form. Label specimen appropriately (serum). If Plasma, draw blood in a green-top tube (sodium heparin). (Plasma gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL of sodium heparin plasma refrigerated. Indicate plasma on request form. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).
CPT Codes: 82542
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB2961
SHC EPIC Code: LAB12238R
Causes For Rejection: Serum gel tubes and Plasma gel tubes are not acceptable.
Department: Sendouts
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/57111