Test ID: ZG772
Component(s)- Z4208 Lacosamide LOINC: 59297-2
CPT code: 80235
Specimen Type: Red, Lav(EDTA) OR green(heparin). NO SST
Frequency: 3 – 4 days
Instructions: 0.25 mL Serum or Plasma from Red, Lav(EDTA) OR green(heparin), Ambient, Do not use a gel tube. Min 0.1 mL.
Text: Lacosamide is a functional amino acid specifically synthesized as an anticonvulsant drug. In addition to being approved for use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures, it is being investigated as a treatment for diabetic neuropathic pain.
Methodology: Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)