PROPAFENONE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
Submit with order: Propafenone dose, Propafenone dose frequency, Propafenone route, Propafenone type of draw.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, sodium citrate, ACD

Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Therapeutic range:   0.50-2.00 µg/mL  
Toxic level:   >2.0 µg/mL  

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time4-7 days
Test CodePROPL
CPT-4 Code (s)
80299
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory