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Test Code PROCM Procainamide and N-acetylprocainamide, Serum

Additional Codes

 

 

MAYO Test ID

PROCG

EPIC Test ID

LAB33

 

Useful For

Monitoring therapy with procainamide

 

Assessing compliance

 

Evaluating toxicity

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
NAPRO N-acetylprocainamide, S No Yes
PROC1 Procainamide plus NAPA, S No Yes

Method Name

Immunoassay
Includes a separate determination of N-acetylprocainamide (NAPA).

Reporting Name

Procainamide and NAPA, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:
Preferred:
Serum gel
Acceptable: Red top
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions:
1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  14 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Procainamide

Therapeutic: 4.0-10.0 mcg/mL

Critical value: >12.0 mcg/mL

 

N-acetylprocainamide

Therapeutic: 12.0-18.0 mcg/mL

Critical value: ≥40.0 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

PROC1-80190

NAPRO-80192

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
NAPRO N-acetylprocainamide, S 3834-9
PROCN Procainamide, S 3982-6
PRONP Procainamide + NAPA 3983-4