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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

MEXILETINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
MEXIL      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 80299.63         Geisinger Epic ID: 32239

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.7 mL
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator tube

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum: Allow to clot. Serum and plasma: Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred). Refrigerated or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 5 months (-20°C).

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Usual antiarrhythmic range 0.7-2.5 mcg/mL.
CPT code(s):
80375
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Mexiletine.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Synonyms:
Mexitil
Quest test code 1806

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Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday morning    
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