Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Amiodarone/Desethylamiodarone,Serum

Test Name: Amiodarone/Desethylamiodarone,Serum
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required is 0.5 mL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Monday - Friday
0800-1600
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Amiodarone
2.30 -3.90 µmol/L

Desethylamiodarone
2.30-3.90 µmol/L
Effective Date: 1998-09-18
Revised Date: 2016-01-18
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC/MS/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate and freeze. Ship frozen and do not allow time to thaw.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AMIO
 
Referred To:  

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