Flecainide


Abbrev Code:FLEC   
Order Code:LAB687Order Name:Flecainide Level
Synonyms:Tambocor
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80181 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Usual sampling time is immediately prior to next dose (trough).


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:Up to 3 days at room temperature; may also be refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:51


Interpretive

Reference Range:0.2-1.0 ug/mL


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