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Alias Names: Tambocor
Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 24-72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80299-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA), one 4 mL green top tube (heparin), or one 4 mL grey top tube (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). Do not use gel separator tube (SST or PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells into plastic vial.
Stability: 6 weeks ambient, 6 weeks refrigerated, or 6 weeks frozen.
Standard Volume: 1.5 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.8 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Gel separator tube (SST or PST).
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.

Therapeutic: 0.20-1.00 µg/mL
Toxic: >1.50 µg/mL

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