Test Overview
Test Methodology

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Test Usage

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

3 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Calan
  • Isoptin
  • Norverapamil
  • VERAPAMIL, SERUM
  • NORVERAPAM
  • VERAPAMIL
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 86 (ZW86) (NMS 4770SP)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red or green top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum or plasma into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Rejection Criteria
SST or PST tube not acceptable.
Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
3 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL serum or plasma
Additional Information

Verapamil is used alone for treatment of vasospastic, unstable, and chronic stable angina, and with digoxin for control of ventricular rate in patients with chronic atrial flutter and/or fibrillation, and for prophylaxis of repetitive paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by NMS Labs.

Billing
CPT Code
80375
Fee Code
AA215
NY State Approved
No