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AMIODARONE AND METABOLITE

Test Code
AMIO
 
SynonymsCordarone; Nexterone; Pacerone
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume0.5 mL
Patient PrepPre-dose (trough) draw - at steady state concentration.
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportFrozen
StabilityRoom Temp 1 day  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 weeks  
Unacceptable ConditionWhole blood, gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution)
Alternate SpecimensLavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA)
CPT Codes80299
Interface Order Code82491.Z1
Billing CodeAMIO.LCA
Test ScheduleMon-Fri
Turnaround Time2-4 days
MethodQuantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
AmiodaroneTherapeutic1.0-2.5ug/mL
NoramiodaroneTherapeutic1.0-2.5ug/mL

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82491.Z1Amiodarone and Metabolite
r82491.Z1Amiodarone and Metabolite82491.Z60Amiodaroneug/mL13330-8
r82491.Z1Amiodarone and Metabolite82491.Z61N-Desethyl-Amiodaroneug/mL16774-4

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