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Test ID FPYD Pyridostigmine, Serum/Plasma

Method Name

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Reporting Name

Pyridostigmine

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and freeze immediately. Send 5 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Note:     1. Indicate serum on request form.

             2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a lavender-top tube(s) or a green-top tube(s). (Plasma gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and freeze immediately. Send 5 mL of EDTA or heparinized plasma frozen in a plastic vial.

Note:     1. Indicate plasma on request form.

             2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).


Specimen Minimum Volume

2.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Frozen 21 days

Reference Values

Reporting limit determined each analysis

    Synonym(s): Mestinon

 

   30-125 ng/mL plasma in myasthenia gravis patients restores normal neuronal transmission.

   Specimens must be kept frozen.

 

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FPYD Pyridostigmine 9390-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1435 Pyridostigmine 9390-6
Z1870 Reporting Limit 19147-8

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Report Available

7 to 11 days

NY State Approved

Yes