Test Overview
Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reference Range *

Patients receiving therapeutic doses usually have lacosamide concentrations of 1.0-10.0 mcg/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
LACO
MiChart Code
LACO
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo LACO
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Draw blood immediately before next dose. Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Speicmen must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours of collection. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated.

Special Handling

Specimen must be spun and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
80235
Fee Code
AA692
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