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Lacosamide (Vimpat) Level

Mnemonic:    [Lacosam]
Name:    Lacosamide (Vimpat) Level
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red top tube. Do NOT use gel barrier tubes. EDTA plasma is also acceptable

Separate serum or plasma within 2 hours of collection. Place the sample in a labeled transport tube.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2003182
  Method:    HPLC/Tandem Mass Spectrometry