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16262: Lacosamide Print View
Lacosamide LC/MS/MS    mcg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 2 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 2 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  

Lacosamide is an antiepileptic medication. Monitoring the serum concentration is beneficial to ensure compliance with drug therapy.

Rejection Criteria:
Serum separator tubes are not acceptable.

Transport Temperature:
Room temperature.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
80299

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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