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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Lacosamide
Code  Lacosamide Level.
CPT Code  80339
Last Modified  5/7/2018 8:41:00 AM
Test Name  Lacosamid.
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Red, Lavender(EDTA) or Drk Green Top
Collection Volume  4.0mL Red, 2.0 mL Lavender, 4.0 mL Drk Green Top
Storage  Freeze 105 days, Refrigerate or Ambient 14 days
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
See Availability  
Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  007012 Lacosamide
Clinical Use  Lacosamide is a functional amino acid specifically synthesized as an anticonvulsant drug. In addition to being approved for use as adjuctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures, it is being investigated as a treatment for diabetic neuropathic pain.
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Serum or Plasma
Min Lab Testing Volume  0.5 mL
Special Handling  Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
Lab Notes  Causes for Rejection: Gel-barrier tube
Methodology  LC/MS-MS - Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Limitations  This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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