83940:FLECAINIDE (TAMBOCOR) LEVEL

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83940:FLECAINIDE (TAMBOCOR) LEVEL
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