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5309: Flecainide Print View
Flecainide   0.2 - 0.99  mcg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Red Top 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  

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

Optimum time to collect sample: 1 hour before next dose.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday, 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
Rejection Criteria:
Gel barrier tube, Gross hemolysis, Lipemic sample
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry






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