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Amiodarone level

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB567 
Synonyms: Amiodarone/N-Desethylamiodarone
Methodology: HPLC
Schedule: Mon - Friday
Reported: 1-3 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.5 mL.
Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).
Unacceptable conditions: Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution)
Stability: Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 6 weeks, Frozen: 6 weeks

Notes: 

Includes Desethylamiodarone.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82492
Last Changed: 12/21/2016 03:11:17
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 03:11:26