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6278: Propafenone Print View
Propafenone LC/MS/MS  0.2 - 1.6  mcg/mL 

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

Propafenone is a cardiac drug for treating ventricular arrythmias. Therapeutic drug monitoring is important to optimize dose, to assure compliance, and to avoid toxicity.

Collect blood in a plain red-top (no gel) tube for serum and a sodium
heparin (green-top) tube for plasma. Draw sample 2-6 hours post
oral 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/serum separator tube






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