Mexiletine

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 3:54:00 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions: Do not collect in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST)

Specimen should be drawn prior to next dose
Minimum Volume: 0.7 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 14 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
5 months Frozen
Reference Range: Usual antiarrhythmic range: 0.7 - 2.5 mcg/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Gas Chromatography
Clinical Significance: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Antiarrhythmic 
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 8 to 12 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MEXIL
EPIC Test Code: LAB2506
Send Out Test Code: 1806
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82491

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