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Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code LIDO
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunoassay
Collection Instructions Collect as a trough sample.
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top.
Processing notes Process immediately, forward specimen to Sendout at China Basin by 3 pm PDQ pickup (Monday-Friday). Order Quest test # 605
Units mg/L
Normal range
Therapeutic 1.5-5.0 mg/L
Critical value UCSF: > 7.0 mg/L
Quest: ≥ 6.0 mg/L
Synonyms xylocaine
Stability Room temperature 5 days, refrigerated 1 week, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Set up 5x per week. Turnaround 2-4 days
CPT coding 80176-90
LOINC code 3714-3
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:48:42 AM
Entry Number 620
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