Test directory: Procainamide / NAPA

Ordering Code7168
Test NameProcainamide / NAPA
AliasIncludes Procainamide, N-acetylprocainamide, and
Procainamide, Total
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Collection InstructionsCollect as a "trough" just prior to next dose.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube, SST tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time3 Days
MethodologyImmunoassay (IA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
ProcainamideALLSee report.
N-acetylprocainamideALLSee report.
Procainamide, TotalALLSee report.