FLECAINIDE

Mnemonic

FLEC

Synonym

Tambacor®

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one red (non SST), green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA) or gray top tube

Handling

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an aliquot tube.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gel separator tubes or gels of any kind; drug loss is immediate and no testing will be performed

Stability

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

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Thu-Sat

Reported

3-6 days

Method

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (90003)

Reference Values

Therapeutic Range

0.2-1.0 µg/mL

Toxic Levels

>1.5 µg/mL

CPT Codes

80299

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:11 AM