Phenylethylmalonamide - LG1461


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:PEMA
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography
CPT Code:80339
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.6 mL Does not permit repeat analysis.
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Collection Instructions:Usual sampling time is immediately prior to next dose (trough).
Causes for Rejection:Collection in a polymer gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.7 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Medical Services via MedTox)
Referral Lab number:99744 / NMS 3707 SP


Interpretive

Reference Range:7-10 mcg PEMA/mL
Use:Therapeutic monitoring and assess toxicity.


Click HERE to Report test errors or omissions.
*If no email program is associated with this computer, please contact:
systemlabguide@fairview.org for TestID: 1461"