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Mexiletine level

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB3253 
Synonyms: Mexitil
Methodology: Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Reported: 7 days for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum Pre-dose (Trough) Draw - At a Steady State Concentration or Plasma Pre-dose (Trough) Draw - At a Steady State Concentration in Plain Red, Lavender (K2EDTA), Lavender (K3EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Whole blood. Gel Separator Tubes, Light Blue (Sodium Citrate), or Yellow (SPS or ACD Solution).
Stability: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 2 months

Notes: 

Please indicate in the supplied fields: 1. Dose - List drug amount and include the units of measure 2. Route - List the route of administration (IV, oral, etc.) 3. Dose Frequency - Indicate how often the dose is administered (per day, per week, as needed, etc.) 4. Type of Draw - Indicate the type of blood draw (Peak, Trough, Random, etc.)

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 80299
Last Changed: 11/18/2016 09:55:37
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:47:34