Procainamide and NAPA Drug Level
Label Mnemonic: PANAPA
Epic Lab Code: LAB7295
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma or Serum
Collection Medium:
Green top tube 4 mL (Na Heparin)
Alternate Collection Media:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL plasma or serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL plasma or serum
Rejection Criteria:
EDTA plasma. Specimens collected in separator tubes, gels, or gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate).
Turn Around Time:
24 hours upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Components Reference Interval N-acetylprocainamide (NAPA) 6.0-20.0 mcg/mL Toxic: 35.1 mcg/mL or greater Procainamide 4.0-10.0 mcg/mL Toxic: 12.1 mcg/mL or greater
Methodology:
Immunoassay
CPT Code:
80192