Tocainide


Sunquest Code:TOCAIN  
Epic Code:LAB3778Epic Name:Tocainide
Synonyms:Tonocard
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Code:80299
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Usual sampling time is immediately prior to next dose (trough).


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:121


Interpretive

Critical Range:11 ug/mL or greater
Reference Range:4-10 ug/mL


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