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AMIODARONE AND METABOLITE

Test Code
AMIO
 
Synonyms
Cordarone; Nexterone; Pacerone
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container Type
Red top tube (plain)
Supply Item Number
1372
Specimen Type
Serum
Preferred Volume
1 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Patient Prep
Pre-dose (trough) draw - at steady state concentration.
Specimen Processing
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and Transport
Frozen
Stability
Room Temp 1 day  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 weeks  
Unacceptable Condition
Whole blood, gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution)
Alternate Specimens
Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA)
Reference Laboratory
LabCorp
Reference Lab Test Code
706705
CPT Codes
80299
Interface Order Code
82491.Z1
Billing Code
AMIO.LCA
Test Schedule
Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time
2-4 days
Method
Quantitative 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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