Abbrev Code:LIDOC   
Order Code:LAB1198Order Name:Lidocaine Level
CPT Codes: 80176 x1, 80176 x1
Turnaround Time:Routine specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Sun-Sat; results are reported within 24 hours.

This test uses an in vitro diagnostic (IVD) that has been cleared or approved by the FDA.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Collect 12 hours after initiating therapy for arrhythmia prophylaxis, then every 24 hours thereafter.
Causes for Rejection:Collected in a gel tube.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 1 week room temperature or refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:0090155


Critical Range:Toxic: Greater than 9.0 μg/mL
Reference Range:1.2-5.0 μg/mL

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