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LACOS/LACO-M
LACOSAMIDE

Test Code LACOS/LACO-M 
Test LACOSAMIDE 
Methodology Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 
Description Useful for monitoring serum concentrations of Lacosamide to ensure compliance and appropriate dosing in specific clinical conditions (ie, severe renal impairment, mild-to-moderate hepatic impairment, and end-stage renal disease) 
Specimen 1 mL (0.2 mL min) in a Red Top Tube. Serum Gel tube is acceptable.
Draw specimen immediately before next scheduled dose or at least 12 hours after last dose. 
Reference Values Patients receiving therapeutic doses usually have Lacosamide concentrations of 1.0-10.0 mcg/mL. 
Analytic Time 2-3 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m. 
CPT Code(s) 80299