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Order Code LIDO Lidocaine, Serum

Useful For

Assessing optimal dosing during the acute management of ventricular arrhythmias following myocardial infarction or during cardiac manipulation such as surgery

 

Assessing potential toxicity

Method Name

Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Lidocaine, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: 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 Red Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Serum gel tube

Reference Values

Therapeutic: 1.5-5.0 mcg/mL

Critical value: >6.0 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic 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

80176

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LIDO Lidocaine, S 3714-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
LIDO Lidocaine, S 3714-3