Piroxicam - LG3892


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Feldene
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography
CPT Code:80329
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL Does not permit repeat analysis.
Container:Red (no gel) protect from light (Green (sodium or lithium heparin, no gel) protect from light)
Causes for Rejection:Collection in gel tube; not light protected.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.4 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:3781SP


Interpretive

Reference Range:3-8 mcg/mL
Use:Therapeutic drug monitoring.


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