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36721: Amiodarone Print View
Amiodarone HPLC  1.5 - 2.5  mcg/mL 
Desethylamiodarone HPLC  1.5 - 2.5  mcg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Red Top 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Amidarone is an antiarrythmic drug. Therapeutic drug monitoring is useful to monitor compliance and avoid toxicity.

Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from
the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s).
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
80299

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Hemolysis, lipemia, gel barrier/serum separator tubes.






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