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Lab Test Dictionary

Flecainide (0090003)

Methodology

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry


Synonyms

Almarytm; Apocard; Ecrinal; Flecaine; Tambocor

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday, Thursday, Saturday

Standard TAT

1-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration. Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top), sodium heparin (green-top), lithium heparin (green-top) or sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate (gray-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 6 Weeks; Refrigerated: 6 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 6 Weeks

Rejection Criteria

Serum/plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

80181


Revised

01-01-21

Initials

cas