Amiodarone

Alphabetical Test listing

Amiodarone-13311

  
Amiodarone
  
13311
  
LAB13311
  
AMI
  
Cordarone
  

Therapeutic drug management

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  
Heparin plasma
  

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by inverting 5 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Serum/plasma transfer vial/tube (MedTox), labelled as Li or Na heparin plasma, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Frozen

Ambient: <3 days

  
  • Gel-barrier tubes
  
MedTox Laboratories (10): R-MX
  
Tu, Th, Sa
  
2 - 3 days
  

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

  

1000 - 2500 ng/mL

Trough levels are most reproducible

  

>10,000 ng/mL

  
80151
  
03/06/2019
  
12/20/2021
  
01/12/2022