Item Value
Test name Procainamide
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 3-5 days
Performed by Quest
Normal range
Therapeutic 4.0-8.0 mg/L
Potentially toxic > 16.0 mg/L
NAPA < 30.0 mg/L
Container type Red top preferred (Gold top NOT acceptable) Lavender top, Light green top or Gray top acceptable
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Collection Instructions Time to steady state: 12-24 hours

Collect samples 6-12 hours after start of infusion.

Indicate date and time of draw on requisition.

DO NOT collect in Gold top. Trough should be collected just before next dose.
Sample type Serum or plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667