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Test Code LIDO Lidocaine, Plasma or Serum

Additional Codes

EPIC Test ID
LAB2581

 

Methodology

Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA)

Performing Laboratory

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:
 
Plasma
Container/Tube:
 Green-top lithium heparin tube  (PST tube with separator is preferred but lithium heparin green top tube without separator is also acceptable)

Specimen: 0.5 mL of lithium heparin plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Plain, red-top tube or gold serum separator tube is acceptable

Specimen: 0.5 mL of serum

Collection Instructions:

Note: Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Reference Values

Therapeutic range: 2-5 mcg/mL

Potentially toxic: >5 mcg/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80176