Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 26, 2023 @ 9:13 am


Amiodarone + Metabolite

  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Protect from Light
  • Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection
  • Seperate from cells as soon as possible.
  • Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - at steady state concentration.
    Critical Frozen: Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests ordered.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Use of separator tubes
  • Whole blood
  • Refrigerated or room temperature specimens.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80151
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 93268 - AMIODARONE
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