AMIODARONE AND METABOLITE

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one plain red top tube, also acceptable lavendar (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood. Gel separator, light blue (citrate) or yellow (SPS or ACD solution) tubes.

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 6 weeks; Frozen: 6 weeks

Testing Information

Performed

Mon-Tues, Thu-Sat

Reported

2-5 days

Method

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (90161)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

80299

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM