Lacosamide : 16262

Test Code
LACOSQ or 16262

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes

Plain red or lavender (EDTA) tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge plain red or lavender and aliquot 1 mL (Min: 0.5 mL) serum or plasma into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Serum separator tubes (SST).

Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Setup Schedule
Tuesday - Saturday

Report Available
2-4 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
Expected concentrations of lacosamide in patients receiving recommended daily dosages:
Up to 15.0 mcg/mL

Toxic range not established

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

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics

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