Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:Verelan; Isoptin; Calan
Methodology:Gas chromatography
CPT Codes: 80375 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.6 mL Does not permit repeat analysis.
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are the most reproducible.
Causes for Rejection:Collection in a polymer gel tube.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge within 1 hour of collection and aliquot 3 mL, 1.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Samples are stable up to 14 days at room temperature; 30 days refrigerated and 18 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Medical Services via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:4770SP


Reference Range:

70-350 ng/mL


Use:Monitor therapeutic levels; evaluate toxicity.

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