Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Propafenone,Serum/Plasma

Test Name: Propafenone,Serum/Plasma
Alternate Name(s): Rythmol
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 years: 2 x 0.5 mL Red top Microtainers
2-10 years: 3 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Plasma (Sodium Heparin) is also acceptable.

Blood collection tubes with separator gels are not acceptable for this test.
Collection Information: Collect specimen 2-6 hours post oral dose.

Minimum volume of serum (or plasma) required is 500 L.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
2 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 0.2-1.6 g/mL
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2019-11-05
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Chromatography/mass spectrometry
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship serum (or plasma) frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
PROPA
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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