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Flecainide

Components

Name Method Department Units
Flecainide Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Send Out ug/mL

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun, Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

6 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

4 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

6 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Gray tube (Sodium Fluoride)

2 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

6 mL 2 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 6 week(s)
Frozen - 6 week(s)
Room temperature - 6 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 6 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1.5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 6 week(s)
Refrigerated - 6 week(s)
Frozen - 6 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge, remove plasma/serum and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Collected in tube with gel separator

Comments

Available as STAT. Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.

CPT Code

  • 80299