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Test Code LIDO LIDOCAINE, SERUM

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

The acute management of ventricular arrhythmias following a myocardial infarction or during cardiac manipulation such as surgery

Method Name

Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA)

Reference Values

Therapeutic concentration: 1.5-5.0 ug/mL

Toxic concentration: >7.0 ug/mL

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Analytic Time

1 Day

Available Stat

Specimen Type

Serum

Preferred Container

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Preferred Volume

Serum: 0.5 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Draw blood at steady state (6 – 12 hours after initiation of therapy without loading dose or 1.5 – 2 hours post-dose with loading dose).

2. Spin specimen, separate from clot and send refrigerated.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Serum

Frozen: 3 Months

Refrigerated: 2 Days

Must be spun/separated within: 2 Hours

Note: Freeze at -20 C for long term storage

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

80176 Drug Screen Quantitative Lidocaine

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Plasma Separator Tube (PST)

Red Top Tube

LOINC Code Information

3714-3

Keywords

LIDOCAINE (XYLOCAINE®)

XYLOCAINE® (LIDOCAINE)

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories