Flecainide

Last Modified: 3/25/2019 2:49:41 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Specimen should be drawn 1 hour before next dose

Do not collect in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST)
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 5 days Ambient
7days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross Hemolysis, Lipemia, gel barrier tubes
Reference Range:

0.20 - 0.99 mcg/mL

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Clinical Significance:

Monitoring the flecainide concentration is used to assur compliance and avoid toxicity of this cardiac drug used to treat ventricular tachcardia and premature contractions.

Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 7 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: FLEC
EPIC Test Code: LAB687
Send Out Test Code: 5309
Alternate Test Names: Tambocor
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 80299

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