Lab Test

Pregabalin

Lyrica

Test Codes

MAYO: PGN, EPIC: LAB6638, SOFT: XPRGL

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One plain Red-top tube.

Do not use Serum Separator Tubes.

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL serum or plasma, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 0.5 mL)

Rejection Criteria

Serum Separator (SST) tubes.

Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

In-Lab Processing

Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Transport: 1.0 mL serum or plasma, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 0.25 mL)

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 28 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 28 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 28 days

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Send Outs Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester, MN.

Performed

Tuesday.
Results available in 3-9 days.

Reference Range

2.0 - 5.0 mcg/mL

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS).

Clinical Utility

Uses include monitoring levels in patients with neuropathic especially associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, partial onset seizures, and post herpetic neuralgia.

CPT Codes

80366. (G0480).

Contacts

Last Updated

4/1/2020

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