Lacosamide Drug Level
Label Mnemonic: LACOSA
Epic Lab Code: LAB7658
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum in a red top tube.
Rejection Criteria:
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Therapeutic Range-Not well established. Suggested Range: 5.0-10.0 μg/mL
Dose-related range (values at doses of 200-600 mg/day): 2.5-18.0 μg/mL
Toxic Level: Not well established.
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
82542