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Bupivacaine Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
2014493
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in the assessment of bupivacaine toxicity.

Mnemonic
BUPIVAC SP
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain Red, Lavender (EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.4 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Undefined; Refrigerated: Undefined; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2014494Bupivacaine Quantitative Serum or Plasma
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Aliases

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)