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Procainamide level and NAPA

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB33

Synonyms: Pronestyl

 

Methodology: 

Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Also acceptable: Royal blue no additive, Lavender, Dark Green Sodium Heparin or Lithium
Transport: Refrigerated.
Handling: Patient preparation: Collect as a trough just before next dose. 1 mL serum, collected in a red-top tube (no gel) Transport refrigerated (cold packs) is preferred; however, transport at room temperature is acceptable..
Stability: Room temperature: 4 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: Not established

Reference interval: See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=743

 

CPT Code(s): 

80192

Last Changed: 

9/2/2017 2:34:35

Last Reviewed: 

9/2/2017 2:34:42