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Amiodarone

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code AMIO
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method HPLC
Collection Instructions Do NOT use serum separator tube.
Container type Red top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Collected in Gold top
Processing notes Freeze serum at -20C. Order Quest # 43125N.
Units mg/L
Normal range
Therapeutic for each 1.5-2.5 mg/L
Toxic:Amiodarone > 2.5 mg/L
Desethyl-amiodarone > 2.0 mg/L
Turn around times Test performed Monday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
Additional information Includes assay for the metabolite N-desethylamiodarone.
LOINC code 3330-8
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:51:18 AM
Entry Number 47

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