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743: Procainamide Print View
Procainamide IA    mg/dL 
N-Acetylprocainamide IA    mg/dL 
Procainamide Total CALC    mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Red Top 1 (0.2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.2) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Sodium Heparin   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  

Procainamide is used to treat a variety of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. Metabolism of procainamide produces an active metabolite, N-Acetylprocainamide (NAPA). The concentration of both procainamide and NAPA levels are monitored to assure adequate therapeutic levels of procainamide are achieved and to avoid toxicity.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
80192

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.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Reject Criteria: Hemolysis, lipemia, Serum separator tube
Methodology: Immunoassay






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