Ordering Recommendation

Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
PROPA SP
Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandom Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-10 days
N/A

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red, Lavender (K2 EDTA), Lavender (K3 EDTA), or Pink (K2 EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.21 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 15 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Use of peak serum level is recommended for patient monitoring. Blood drug level drops rapidly, leading to many negative results at the trough. Peak serum concentration occurs 3 to 4 hours post dose.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80375 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000713 Propafenone Quantitation, Serum/Plasma 6905-4
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Aliases
  • Rythmol
Propafenone Quantitation, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)