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Tocainide

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Tonocard

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Dark Green/Sodium Heparin or Red Top

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.3 mL

 

Note: A trough level is recommended for this test.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator send-outs rack

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp N
  Refrigerated Y
  Frozen Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:  

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number:  (800) 832-3244

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

  uG/mL
Range 4.0 - 10.0
Critical Value 11.0
Reporting Limit 0.4

 

Methodology

Method: LC/MS/MS

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82542

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number: 121
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via FedEx using a Medtox requisition and a Medtox paid airbill.