Propafenone, Blood Test (3976B)
||Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; This test is New York State approved.
||High Performance Liquid Chromatography
||2 mL Blood
||Lavender top tube (EDTA)
||Peak serum levels are recommended when monitoring patients because the level in the blood drops so rapidly that many negative results are found at the trough. The peak occurs at 3 to 4 hours post dose.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[HPLC] Thursday / 2 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.