Metoclopramide, Serum or Plasma


Sunquest Code:METOC  
Epic Code:LAB3127Epic Name:Metoclopramide Level
Synonyms:Reglan
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography
CPT Code:80299
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.6 mL (Does not allow for repeat analysis.)
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Sample collected in gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 1.2 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Medical Services via MedTox)
Referral Lab number:NMS 3041SP


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