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Mexiletine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MEXL
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Gas chromatography
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top
Processing notes Refrigerate serum. Order Quest # 4934Z.
Units µg/mL (mcg/mL)
Normal range
Therapeutic 0.5-2.0 µg/mL
Toxic ≥ 1.5 µg/mL
Critical value Quest Priority-1: ≥ 5 µg/mL
Quest Priority-2: 2.0-4.9 µg/mL
Turn around times Test performed Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Turnaround time: 2-5 days.
LOINC code 3819-0
Last Updated 10/28/2013 11:48:44 AM
Entry Number 661

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