Test directory: Mexiletine

Ordering Code100
Test NameMexiletine
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
No gel barrier tubes.
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender),
Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsDo Not use SST or PST
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Weeks
Refrigerated: 2 Weeks
Frozen: 5 Months
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Weeks
Nichols sends this test out to a reference lab.
MethodologyGas Chromatography (GC)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
MexiletineALLSee report.